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

DEFINITION
  • Dark colored gabbroic (basaltic) or dioritic (andesitic) rock intermediate in grain size between basalt and gabbro and composed of plagioclase, pyroxene and opaque minerals; often with ophitic texture. Typically occurs as hypabyssal intrusions. Includes dolerite, microdiorite, diabase and microgabbro.

DESCRIPTION
  • Dark colored gabbroic (basaltic) or dioritic (andesitic) rock intermediate in grain size between basalt and gabbro and composed of plagioclase, pyroxene and opaque minerals; often with ophitic texture. Typically occurs as hypabyssal intrusions. Includes dolerite, microdiorite, diabase and microgabbro.

IDENTIFIER
  • doleriticRock

TITLE
  • doleritic rock

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/doleriticRock
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