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A pyroxenite with >5% clinopyroxene and >5% orthopyroxene
Classification of WebsteriteHide
- Igneous rock
- Metamorphic rock
Modal classification of ultramafic rocks (after Streckeisen, 1973)
Sub-divisions of WebsteriteHide
Mineralogy of WebsteriteHide
Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
|Pyroxene > Clinopyroxene||A petrological term for Clinopyroxene Subgroup.|
|Pyroxene > Orthopyroxene||A petrological term for Orthopyroxene Subgroup.|
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Pronounciation of WebsteriteHide
|Jolyon & Katya Ralph||United Kingdom|
References for WebsteriteHide
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Le Maitre (ed.) (2002) Igneous Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms. Cambridge Press
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.