Has the Same Mineral Composition as Andesite?

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Andesite is an extrusive igneous, volcanic rock, of intermediate composition, with aphanitic to porphyritic texture. Diorite has the same mineral composition as andesite.
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plagioclase feldspar, pyroxene, horneblende (amphibole)
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Andesite porphyry rocks are made of large crystal minerals between sialic and mafic most commonly: plagioclase feldspar, quartz, biotite, pyroxene, and amphibole. Basalt porphyry
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E polymorphism Meaning many shapes. Source(s) geologist.
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