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Komatiite - Igneous Rock Types - Geology - About.com
Komatiite is named for a locality on the Komati River of South Africa. It consists largely of olivine, making it the same composition as peridotite, but unlike the ...
Pictures and Descriptions of Igneous Rock Types
Komatiite. Komatiite. Extrusive monzonite - Photo (c) 2011 Andrew Alden, licensed to About.com. Latite. Latite. Volcanic glass - Photo (c) 2007 Andrew Alden, ...
The Geology of Bricks - About.com
The only igneous rock with enough energy to even have a chance to fire proper brick would be the superhot lava known as komatiite, thought to have reached ...
Rock Pictures - An Index Page of Rock Types - Geology - About.com
Komatiite—Rare and ancient ultramafic lava. Lapillistone—Volcanic rock formed of little ash balls. Latite—Dark, low-quartz lava, extrusive version of monzonite.
Igneous Rock Textures - Spinifex Texture - Geology - About.com
Spinifex texture, found only in komatiite, consists of large crisscrossing platy crystals of olivine. Spinifex is a spiny Australian grass. Photo Credit: Photo courtesy ...