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Websterite

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A pyroxenite with >5% clinopyroxene and >5% orthopyroxene.

Not to be confused with the mineral "websterite" (= aluminite).



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Classification of WebsteriteHide

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Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.

Pronounciation of WebsteriteHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

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Brongniart in: Haüy (1822): 2: 125.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 600.
Le Maitre (ed.) (2002) Igneous Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms. Cambridge Press

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