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Ultramafic and related rocks

Peter John Wyllie

Ultramafic and related rocks

by Peter John Wyllie

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Published by Wiley in New York, London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by P.J. Wyllie.
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Open LibraryOL15054713M
ISBN 100471968919
OCLC/WorldCa476443271

Microstructural development of mylonitic rocks of specific composition Ultramafic rocks E. H. Hoogerduijn Strating and R. L. M. Vissers: Microstructures in low- and high-temperature serpentinite mylnnites R. L. M. Vissers and others: Microstructures formed during shear localization in the upper mantle B. Processes and Ore Deposits of Ultramafic-Mafic Magmas through Space and Time focuses on the fundamental processes that control the formation of ore deposits from ultramafic-mafic magmas, covering chromite, platinum-group element (PGE), Ni-sulfides and Ti-V-bearing magnetite. The exploration, exploitation and use of these magmatic ores are important aspects of geology and directly linked to .

GEOLOGY OF SELECTED MAFIC AND ULTRAMAFIC ROCKS OF GEORGIA: A REVIEW Compiled by Harold R. Vincent Keith I. McConnell Philip C. Perley INTRODUCfiON Mafic and ultramafic rocks which have been metamor­ phosed to various degrees, are relatively common throughout the Appalachian Blue Ridge and Piedmont provinces (Figure 1). Chapter Layered Mafic Intrusions. 2 The form of a typical LMI The Muskox Intrusion Figure From Irvine and Smith (), In P. J. Wyllie (ed.), Ultramafic and Related Rocks. Wiley. New York, pp. Layering layer: any sheet-like cumulate unit distinguished by.

Define ultramafic. ultramafic synonyms, ultramafic pronunciation, ultramafic translation, English dictionary definition of ultramafic. adj. Ultrabasic. adj geology composed of a very high percentage of magnesium and iron Related to ultramafic: They make it possible to apply magnetic and spectrometric geophysical methods as mafic and. Start studying Igneous Rocks. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.


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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Peter J. Wyllie (Editor) Be the first to review this item Author: Peter J. Wyllie. Ultramafic rocks (also referred to as ultrabasic rocks, although the terms are not wholly equivalent) are igneous and meta-igneous rocks with a very low silica content (less than 45%), generally >18% MgO, high FeO, low potassium, and are composed of usually greater than 90% mafic minerals (dark colored, high magnesium and iron content).

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Wyllie (Editor) starting at $ Ultramafic and Related Rocks has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The ultramafic rocks are composed mainly of dark-colored mafic or ferro-magnesian minerals such as olivine, pyroxene, amphibole, serpentine, garnet, biotite, and opaque oxides.

They are usually, but Author: Gunter Faure, James L. Powell. Apr 19,  · Ultramafic and Related Rocks. Wyllie, Ed. Wiley, New York, xviii + pp., illus.

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Inquires can be made to [email protected] Krieger Ln, Malabar, FL. Peter C. Lightfoot, in Nickel Sulfide Ores and Impact Melts, Nickel laterite deposits. Ultramafic rocks tend to have elevated primary nickel concentrations with large amount of nickel hosted in olivine and lesser amounts in orthopyroxene.

These minerals are the primary source of the nickel contained in rocks created by alteration and weathering. Processes and Ore Deposits of Ultramafic-Mafic Magmas through Space and Time focuses on the fundamental processes that control the formation of ore deposits from ultramafic-mafic magmas, covering chromite, platinum-group element (PGE), Ni-sulfides and Ti-V-bearing magnetite.

The exploration, exploitation and use of these magmatic ores are. Other articles where Ultramafic rock is discussed: mineral deposit: Carbonatite deposits: silica contents) or to the ultramafic igneous rocks (rocks with silica contents below approximately 50 percent by weight) known as kimberlites and lamproites.

These associations suggest a common derivation, but details of the way that carbonatite magmas might concentrate geochemically scarce metals. Review and classification of ultramafic bodies in the Piedmont of the Carolinas Author(s) Several occurrences of ultramafic and related rocks interpreted to be dismembered ophiolites or ophiolitic mélanges are located near the Inner Piedmont–Kings Mountain belt boundary, on the flanks of the Raleigh belt, and in the Kiokee belt.

Ultramafic chlorite-tremolite-olivine schists: Three bodies from the Inner Piedmont belt, South Carolina The ultramafic rocks were affected by a retrograde metamorphic event (lower amphibolite facies?), as evidenced by late-stage growth of serpentine or talc. Related Book Content.

Ultramafic rocks Their low silica and gas contents make them very fluid; i.e., they have a low viscosity, or resistance to flow. Ultramafic rocks are given names depending on whether they are intrusive or extrusive. Peridotite is the name given to intrusive ultramafic rocks, whereas komatiite is the name given to extrusive ultramafic rocks.

Ultramafic and related mafic rocks can conveniently be classified in terms of the tec- tonic environment in which they were eraplaced. Among those bodies eraplaced in an. Ultramafic rocks (ultramafites or ultramafolites) are igneous and metamorphic rocks that consist predominantly of mafic (ferromagnesian) and related rafaelrvalcarcel.com more important primary mafic minerals are olivine, pyroxene, hornblende, mica, garnet, and opaque ores; the most abundant secondary or metamorphic minerals are serpentine, chlorite, amphibole, epidote, and magnetite.

Pages in category "Ultramafic rocks" The following 13 pages are in this category, out of 13 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Wyllie, Peter J. () Ultramafic and related rocks. Wiley, New York, NY. rafaelrvalcarcel.com Full text is not posted in Cited by: The book is an unrivaled source of information about fault-related rocks and will be important reading for a broad range of earth scientists, including structural geologists, petrologists, geophysicists, and environmental specialists.

Originally published in Start studying Geology Homework #4. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Most igneous rocks never reach the surface. However, igneous rocks other than those formed in volcanoes are found exposed on many parts of Earth.

Ultramafic rocks contain _____ and are commonly found in.