picrite


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picrite

(ˈpɪkraɪt)
n
(Geological Science) a coarse-grained ultrabasic igneous rock consisting of olivine and augite with small amounts of plagioclase feldspar
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The Little Minch Sill Complex became emplaced into Middle Jurassic sediments underlying the Skye Main Lava Series, although intrusive relationships suggest that it is marginally younger than the lavas (Gibson, 1990) Gibson and Jones (1991) have stated that is composed of both single and multiple sills, represented by three main, genetically related units: picrite, picrodolerite and crinanite (analcime-rich dolerite); these are the result of the differentiation of an alkali-olivine basalt magma in an upper-crustal magma chamber.
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After the Aptian--Albian event in the central Pacific, during the lapse Cenomanian--Turonian lapse has an apparently reappearance of the phenomenon, indicating like a special characteristic the presence of komatiites and picrite tuffs with a high MgO contents.
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