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Wehrlite (of Kobell)

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Name:Named by Kobell for Wehrle who performed the first chemical analysis.

Originally thought to be a simple mineral, but turned out to be a peridotite consisting of olivine, diallag, basaltic hornblende and titaniferous magnetite.

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References for Wehrlite (of Kobell)

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Kobell (1838)

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    • Ontario
      • Sudbury District
    Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
    Hoffman, E.L., Naldrett, A.J., Alcock, R.A., and Hancock, R.G.V. (1979) The noble metal content of ore in the Levack West and Little Stobie mines, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 17: 437-452.
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