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

DEFINITION
  • Ultramafic rock that consists of greater than 40 percent hornblende plus pyroxene and has a hornblende to pyroxene ratio greater than 1. Includes olivine hornblendite, olivine-pyroxene hornblendite, pyroxene hornblendite, and hornblendite.

DESCRIPTION
  • Ultramafic rock that consists of greater than 40 percent hornblende plus pyroxene and has a hornblende to pyroxene ratio greater than 1. Includes olivine hornblendite, olivine-pyroxene hornblendite, pyroxene hornblendite, and hornblendite.

IDENTIFIER
  • hornblendite

TITLE
  • hornblendite

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