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Ultrabasic volcanic rock

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A chemical classification based on the TAS diagram for normal volcanic rocks with less than 45% wt % SiO2.

This includes, foidite (in part), picrobasalt, basanite (in part) and tephrite (in part).


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

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