IMPORTANT MESSAGE. We need your support now to keep mindat.org running. Click here to find out why.
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for Educators
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Ophicarbonate

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
A rock consiting of serpentine and carbonate; the serpentine is commonly fragmented or brecciated, and veined and impregnated by the carbonate material (calcite, dolomite or magnesite.) It forms by the serpentinization of ultramafic rocks and their reaction with CO2 solutions.


Hide all sections | Show all sections

Classification of OphicarbonateHide

Sub-divisions of OphicarbonateHide

Mineralogy of OphicarbonateHide

Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
CarbonateIn mineralogy carbonates are a wide group of minerals containing the CO3 anion, many of which are rare and ...
SerpentineA group of phyllosilicate minerals.

References for OphicarbonateHide

Reference List:
Sort by Year (asc) | by Year (desc) | by Author (A-Z) | by Author (Z-A)
Fettes (et al.), Metamorphic Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms (2007) Cambridge University Press

Internet Links for OphicarbonateHide

Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: October 19, 2018 16:42:05 Page generated: September 24, 2018 06:54:38
Go to top of page