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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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Huge archaeological potential is the presence of native pottery, Cornish gabbroic coarseware.
The wall rocks to the pegmatites consist of a sequence of mafic volcanics and gabbroic intrusive bodies.
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.
The mineralized environment is a sheared and possibly mylonitized contact zone between a gabbroic unit and metasediments with a steep dip to the southeast.
Hole 63 encountered the thickest gabbroic body over 69.4 metres though no significant mineralization was encountered.