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  • adj. Partially or completely converted into the secondary mineral serpentine


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  • In this case, the start-up company reportedly reached no more than 4,400 feet of its planned depth of 12,000 feet (3,700 meters) before a tricky layer of fibrous rock called serpentinized peridotite caused the holes to collapse.


  • The park is geologically diverse with areas of Ordovician sedimentary rocks, Precambrian granite and gneiss, Palaeozoic serpentinized ultra-basic rocks, gabbros, volcanic and lower Palaeozoic sedimentary rocks.

    Gros Morne National Park, Canada

  • Chrysotile fibers are found as veins in serpentines, in serpentinized ultramafic rocks, and in serpentinized dolomitic marbles.

    Geology of asbestos

  • In addition, field programs have commenced on the island of Newfoundland to continue the assessment of nickel-iron alloy mineral potential in serpentinized ultramafic rocks.

  • The alloy was observed in four samples taken from bedrock over a 330 meter north trending zone in a serpentinized ultramafic unit.

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  • The carbonate unit has been tectonically thrust over a serpentinized basement sequence at the boundary between the North American Tectonic Plate and the Caribbean Plate. News Articles


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