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  • n. An ultramafic igneous rock, a variety of peridotite consisting mostly of olivine and low-calcium pyroxene.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as saxonite.


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  • Conversion of the harzburgite to lizarditic serpentine under supercritical condition is texturally preservative and probably induces about 40% volume expansion.

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  • All three lithologies have abundant mantle xenoliths (eclogite, garnet lherzolite and garnet harzburgite) up to 20 cm in size and abundant mantle-derived garnets.

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