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Hornblende harzburgite

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A harzburgite containing up to 5% hornblende.


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Classification of Hornblende harzburgiteHide

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Mineralogy of Hornblende harzburgiteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Amphibole > HornblendeAn informal name for dark green to black amphiboles, mostly ferro-hornblende or ...
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.
Pyroxene > OrthopyroxeneA petrological term for Orthopyroxene Subgroup.

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Le Maitre (ed.) (2002) Igneous Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms. Cambridge Press

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