Definition of Lherzolite. Meaning of Lherzolite. Synonyms of Lherzolite
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Definition of Lherzolite
Lherzolite Lher"zo*lite (l[~e]r"z[-o]*l[imac]t), n. [From
Lherz, a place in the Pyrenees + -lite.] (Min.)
An igneous rock consisting largely of chrysolite, with
pyroxene and picotite (a variety of spinel containing
Meaning of Lherzolite from wikipedia
is a type of ultramafic igneous
rock. It is a co****-grained rock consisting
of 40 to 90% olivine along
with significant orthopyroxene
of partial melts
from the more pyroxene-rich peridotite called lherzolite
. The molten magma extracted
may then erupt
on the surface...
- of basaltic ingredients
are minor). Lherzolite
: most common
form of peridotite, mostly composed
of olivine, orthopyroxene...
- for the occurrence
of gem quality peridot found within lherzolite xenolith
nodules. List of volcanoes
in the United States
- and spinel lherzolite
are one example. Kimberlites
contain, in addition
- eruption samples
them. Host rocks
in a mantle
keel include harzburgite
, two type of peridotite. The most dominant
rock type in the upper
for the water storage
capacity, and the solidus temperature
of the lherzolite
of the upper
mantle. It is used as a gemstone. Anyolite
- a silica-undersaturated form of andesite Lherzolite
- an ultramafic
a peridotite Monzogranite
- a silica-undersaturated...
rich minerals within
a marble formation
or with garnet
from deep within
the Earth's crust. Thus, finding edenite
in the field...
- and green pyroxenite bands
at the bottom represent
the melt, brownish lherzolite bands
at the top the solid
phase. Near Midsund, Norway, 1 euro coin for...
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