ophite


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ophite

[′ä‚fīt]
(petrology)
A diabase in which the ophitic structure is retained even though the pyroxene is altered to uralite.
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He argues that this Ophite evidence is essential for understanding Sethianism, practiced by a pre-Christian Jewish group who considered themselves virtuous offspring of the Biblical Seth.
A few years later it was found in the Spanish province of Huesca, near a village named Caserras, where it occurred filling fractures in ophite, associated with scolecite and prehnite.
In 1982 Besteiro and Lago described specimens from a Pyrenees ophite.
The Antequera occurrence described here consists of distinctive, fibrous masses on and in quartz crystals, and as sky-blue coatings to 3 mm thick on fracture surfaces in ophite.
A close relationship exists between the blue quartz and the ophite intrusions, which seem to be the preferred environment for aerinite formation.
Contract notice: Project Management Support During The Realization Of A Foreshadowing Of Study In The Npnru For Ophite The Neighborhood Of Lourdes - New Consultation Following Procedure No Further Action
Contract notice: New National Urban Renewal Program - Foreshadowing Study For The District Of Ophite
Contract notice: New national urban renewal program - foreshadowing of study for the area of ophite.