Websterite


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Web´ster`ite


n.1.(Min.) A hydrous sulphate of alumina occurring in white reniform masses.
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Websterite, pyroxenite and gabro dikes and pods are also common in the Balmuccia peridotite (Lensch, 1976).
Layers exhibit modal and textural variation, including repeated cycles from websterite bases (cumulate ortho- and clinopyroxene [+ or -] olivine) to gabbro or leucogabbro tops (cumulate clinopyroxene and plagioclase).