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Group-1-kimberlite

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True kimberlite, previously termed basaltic kimberite.


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Classification of Group-1-kimberliteHide

Mineralogy of Group-1-kimberliteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
CarbonateIn mineralogy carbonates are a wide group of minerals containing the CO3 anion, many of which are rare and ...
Mica > PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.
PyroxeneA petrological term for Pyroxene Group.
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:

Synonyms of Group-1-kimberliteHide

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Mitchell, R. H., 1995: Kimberlites, orangeites, and related rocks. Plenum Press, New York. Francis,D. and Patterson,M.(2009): Kimberlites and aillikites as probes of the continental lithospheric mantle. Lithos, 109, 72-80.

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