Simple Lithology

peridotite

http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/lithology/peridotite

star this property broader phaneritic igneous rock
star this property narrower peridotite
ultramafic igneous rock
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star this property definition Ultramafic rock consisting of more than 40 percent (by volume) olivine with pyroxene and/or amphibole and little or no feldspar. commonly altered to serpentinite. Includes rocks defined modally in the ultramafic rock classification as dunite, harzburgite, lherzolite, wehrlite, olivinite, pyroxene peridotite, pyroxene hornblende peridotite or hornblende peridotite. more like this
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dunite more like this
harzburgite more like this
lherzolite more like this
olivinite more like this
wherlite more like this
star this property source LeMaitre et al. 2002 more like this
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star this property is primary topic of peridotite& properties=prefLabel