Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or containing gabbro

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or of the nature of gabbro: as, gabbroic rocks.

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Examples

  • Huge archaeological potential is the presence of native pottery, Cornish gabbroic coarseware.

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  • The wall rocks to the pegmatites consist of a sequence of mafic volcanics and gabbroic intrusive bodies.

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  • The prospect lies within a belt of rocks assigned to the Triassic Amphitheatre Group of the Wrangellia terrane, consisting of basalt flows and minor interflow argillite, limestone, and tuff, commonly with gabbroic sills.

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  • The mineralized environment is a sheared and possibly mylonitized contact zone between a gabbroic unit and metasediments with a steep dip to the southeast.

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  • Hole 63 encountered the thickest gabbroic body over 69.4 metres though no significant mineralization was encountered.

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