Gurmeet singh Asked a Question
January 26, 2021 4:37 pmpts 30 pts
What is the difference between a tholeitic basalt and an alkali basalt ? A tholeiitic basalt contains more conspicuous plagioclase and pyroxene crystals. A tholeiitic basalt contains no olivine. An alkali basalt contains potassium feldspar. An alkali basalt contains more conspicuous plagioclase and pyroxene crystals
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  • Saurabh shukla Best Answer
    This seems to be MSQ. So as per options given, Correct option would be - A, B and C . Tholeiitic basalt (or calc alkaline basalt also) are subalkaline in nature which means they ...
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