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Associated to these rocks are lenticular bodies of serpentinized and mylonitized ultramafic rocks along the Silvia-Pijao Fault.
2] contained in precipitation waters affect the Serpentinized and ultramaphic rocks causing chemical reactions and formation of Magnesite.
The foliated peridotite in the STGM comprises harzburgite, depleted harzburgite and dunite which are commonly serpentinized.
The host rock consists mainly of serpentinized peridotite (harzburgite).
The peridotites are totally serpentinized, except in one Nicaraguan outcrop (Las Brenes), where the primary paragenesis is partially preserved.
The notion that rifted continental margins consist of thinned, extended continental crust abutting normal oceanic crust was dispelled years ago, nowhere more emphatically than in studies of the Iberian margin, where serpentinized peridotite was discovered intervening between extended continental crust and oceanic crust.
A diamond drilling programme has uncovered a new ultramafic, serpentinized peridotite, containing some sulphide mineralization.
INCO, there are three broad types of basic rocks, namely: Type A, unserpentinized peridotite; Type B, weakly serpentinized and crudely grained peridotite; and Type C, strongly serpentinized and crudely grained peridotite.
The ultramafic rocks are composed of variably serpentinized olivine, clinopyroxene, orthopyroxene, and tremolite.
Lebedeva EV, Lyalikova NN, Bugelskii YY (1978) Participation of nitrifying bacteria in the weathering of serpentinized ultrabasic rocks.