wehrlite

wehrlite

[′wer‚līt]
(mineralogy)
BiTe A mineral that is a native alloy of bismuth and tellurium. Also known as mirror glance.
(petrology)
A peridotite composed principally of olivine and clinopyroxene with accessory opaque oxides.
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This drill target is an area of outcropping wehrlite on the southwestern ridge of Susie Mountain.
The second type recognized in the mafic-ultramafic bodies is dominated by variably metamorphosed ultramafic rocks (lherzolite, harzburgite, wehrlite, dunite, and pyroxenite; Fig.
Rock types sampled in the Duck Lake Pluton include gabbro, orthopyroxene gabbro, gabbronorite, olivine gabbronorite, anorthosite, dunite, and wehrlite (Grammatikopoulos 1992; White 1996).
1 GPa and 1250 [degrees]C whereas Cr-diopside -- type 2 glass pairs in wehrlite formed at 0.