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

DEFINITION
  • Mineral deposits related to mafic and ultramafic plutonism and resulting from magmatic processes such as fractional crystallisation. The main types of deposits are chromite and platinoids in ophiolitic peridotites, titanum within anorthosites, nickel, copper and platinoïds in ultramafic complexes.
DESCRIPTION
  • Mineral deposits related to mafic and ultramafic plutonism and resulting from magmatic processes such as fractional crystallisation. The main types of deposits are chromite and platinoids in ophiolitic peridotites, titanum within anorthosites, nickel, copper and platinoïds in ultramafic complexes.
IDENTIFIER
  • ultramaficOrMafic
TITLE
  • ultramafic / mafic
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/MineralDepositGroupValue/ultramaficOrMafic
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Mineral Deposit Group