noritic


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nor·ite

 (nôr′īt)
n.
See gabbro.

[Norwegian Norge, Norway + -ite.]

nor·it′ic (nô-rĭt′ĭk) adj.

noritic

(nɔːˈrɪtɪk)
adj
(Geological Science) geology consisting of, containing, or of the nature of norite
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North American Nickel is interested in the GNB because the belt is extensive (the main belt is over 70 km long and up to 15 km wide); it is comprised of noritic intrusions that show evidence of crustal contamination (believed to be important in the formation of nickel-copper sulphide ores); it hosts numerous historical high-grade nickel occurrences (e.