profile-img
Riya sen Asked a Question
October 16, 2021 10:01 pmpts 30 pts
(IIT-JAM 2014) 42. Two minerals P and O. were studied under thee microscope. Mineral P is characterized by two orthogonal cleavage. Mineral Q has more than one set of cleavage, but these are NOT at right angles, Q also changes relief on rotation of the stage. ldentify P and Q from the following alternatives: A. P-hornblende, Q-calcite B. P-calcite, Q-diopside C. P-diopside, Q-hornblende D. P-diopside, Q-calcite (1IT-JAM 2014)
  • 1 Answer(s)
  • 0 Likes
  • 1 Comments
  • Shares
  • Mayank vedwal Vedwal Best Answer
    Correct answer is D. Since the diopside is a clinopyroxene mineral which has two set of cleavage which are almost perpendicular and calcite has 3 set of cleavages which are not pe...
    Show more
    Likes(0) Reply(0)
Head Office :
MPA 44, 2nd floor, Rangbari Main Road,
Mahaveer Nagar II, Kota (Raj.) – 324005

Corporate Office:
212, F-1, 2nd Floor, Evershine Tower,
Amrapali Marg,
Vaishali Nagar, Jaipur (Raj.) – 302021

Mail: info@eduncle.com
All Rights Reserved © Eduncle.com