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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
        • Levack Township
    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
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