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Ultramafic Rock Classification Diagram - Geology - About.com
The standard ternary diagram for classifying ultramafic rocks.
http://geology.about.com/od/more_igrocks/ss/ultramafic-rock-diagrams.htm
Komatiite - Igneous Rock Types - Geology - About.com
Komatiite. Pictures of Igneous Rock Types. Rare and ancient ultramafic lava - Photo courtesy GeoRanger via Wikimedia Commons. Photo courtesy GeoRanger  ...
http://geology.about.com/od/rocks/ig/igrockindex/rocpickomatiite.htm
Pyroxenite - Igneous Rock Types - Geology - About.com
Pyroxenite belongs to the ultramafic group, meaning that it consists almost entirely of dark minerals rich in iron and magnesium. Specifically, its silicate minerals ...
http://geology.about.com/od/rocks/ig/igrockindex/rocpicpyroxenite.htm
About Igneous Rocks - Geology - About.com
A light-colored intrusive or extrusive felsic rock, the shallow version of granite, is called felsite or rhyolite. And there is a suite of ultramafic rocks with even more ...
http://geology.about.com/cs/basics_roxmin/a/aa011804a.htm
Metamorphic Facies Defined and Explained - Geology - About.com
Ultramafic rocks (pyroxenite, peridotite etc.) have their own version of these facies: Zeolite facies: lizardite/chrysotile + brucite + magnetite (chlorite, carbonate ) ...
http://geology.about.com/od/glossaryofgeology/g/Metamorphic-Facies-Definition.htm
Peridotites and Pyroxenites Classification Diagram - Geology
This diagram is a subset of the general ultramafic rock diagram on the previous page that assumes a low percentage of amphibole minerals ("hornblende").
http://geology.about.com/od/more_igrocks/ss/ultramafic-rock-diagrams_2.htm
A Tour of the Central California Ranges - Geology - About.com
... at upper left, Central Valley at upper right, Big Sur country (Santa Lucia Range) on lower left, Gabilan Range in center (red), New Idria ultramafics in purple.
http://geology.about.com/library/weekly/aa101903a.htm
More on Igneous Rocks - Geology - About.com
Deeper and more specialized resources on igneous rocks including classification , granite, obsidian and more.
http://geology.about.com/od/more_igrocks/
Carbon Sequestration - Geology - About.com
One of these being studied by researchers begins with the metal-rich minerals olivine and serpentine, found in ultramafic rocks. Finely crushed stone is ...
http://geology.about.com/od/geologyandculture/a/sequestration.htm
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (A - Forestry - About.com
Port-Orford-cedar grows on many geologic and soil types: sand dunes; bogs, margins of intermittent streams, and drier sites on ultramafic rocks; and productive ...
http://forestry.about.com/library/silvics/blsilchalaw.htm

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