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PREFERRED TERM
boninite
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • andesitic rock that contains more than 8 percent MgO. Typically consists of phenocrysts of protoenstatite, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, and olivine in a glassy base full of crystallites, and exhibits textures characterisitc of rapid crystal growth.

DESCRIPTION
  • andesitic rock that contains more than 8 percent MgO. Typically consists of phenocrysts of protoenstatite, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, and olivine in a glassy base full of crystallites, and exhibits textures characterisitc of rapid crystal growth.

IDENTIFIER
  • boninite

TITLE
  • boninite

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/boninite
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Lithology