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pyroxenite

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

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http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/lithology/phaneritic_igneous_rock original
narrower pyroxenite original
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/lithology/ultramafic_igneous_rock original
narrower pyroxenite original
definition Ultramafic phaneritic igneous rock composed almost entirely of one or more pyroxenes and occasionally biotite, hornblende and olivine. Includes rocks defined modally in the ultramafic rock classification as olivine pyroxenite, olivine-hornblende pyroxenite, pyroxenite, orthopyroxenite, clinopyroxenite and websterite. more like this
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clinopyroxenite more like this
orthopyroxenite more like this
websterite more like this
source LeMaitre et al. 2002 more like this
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is primary topic of pyroxenite