Simple Lithology

hornblendite

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broader phaneritic igneous rock
narrower hornblendite
ultramafic igneous rock
narrower hornblendite
definition Ultramafic rock that consists of greater than 40 percent hornblende plus pyroxene and has a hornblende to pyroxene ratio greater than 1. Includes olivine hornblendite, olivine-pyroxene hornblendite, pyroxene hornblendite, and hornblendite. more like this
source LeMaitre et al. 2002 more like this
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is primary topic of hornblendite