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  1. Incongruent melting

    Incongruent melting occurs when a substance does not melt uniformly and decomposes into another substance. For example, potassium feldspar decomposes to leucite when it melts. The decomposition is not complete, however. Most of the feldspar does melt, a portion of it decomposes to leucite and some quartz is left over, since the chemical formulas of potassium feldspar and leucite differ by SiO2. Another mineral that melts incongruently is enstatite, which decomposes to forsterite. Enstatite does melt congruently between pressures of 2.5 and 5.5 kilobars.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incongruent melting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incongruent melting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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