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

DEFINITION
  • Rock consisting of more than 75 percent serpentine-group minerals, eg. antigorite, chrysotile or lizardite; accessory chlorite, talc and magnetite may be present; derived from hydration of ferromagnesian silicate minerals such as olivine and pyroxene.

DESCRIPTION
  • Rock consisting of more than 75 percent serpentine-group minerals, eg. antigorite, chrysotile or lizardite; accessory chlorite, talc and magnetite may be present; derived from hydration of ferromagnesian silicate minerals such as olivine and pyroxene.

IDENTIFIER
  • serpentinite

TITLE
  • serpentinite

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