What is a Monomineralic Rock?

megalodon

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The rocks are composed of homogeneous materials called minerals. The rocks composed of a single mineral are called Monomineralic rocks, and the ones composed of multiple minerals are called Polymineralic rocks.

Examples of Monomineralic Rocks
S. No.
Rock Type
Rock Name
Mineral
1​
Igneous RockAnorthositePlagioclase Feldspar
2​
Igneous RockDuniteOlivine
3​
Sedimentary RockLimestoneCalcite
4​
Sedimentary RockSandstoneQuartz
5​
Metamorphic RockMarbleCalcite
6​
Metamorphic RockQuartziteQuartz
 

James Smith

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Jun 22, 2020
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Monomineralic rocks are pretty common and usually found in most areas. The limestones and sandstones are some of the abundant rocks on the planet.
 

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