serpentinite


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ser·pen·ti·nite

 (sər-pĕn′tə-nīt′)
n.
A metamorphic rock that is made up chiefly of minerals in the serpentine group, used in architecture as a decorative stone.

serpentinite

(sɜːˈpɛntɪˌnaɪt)
n
a rock containing large quantities of serpentine
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Among their topics are methane seeps in a changing climate, the shallow submarine hot vent system off the Greek island of Milos as a natural laboratory for studying hydrothermal geomicrobiology, life in serpentinite hosted alkaline springs, microbial nitrogen processes at submarine hydrothermal vents, and multiplication is vexation: a genomic perspective on cell division and DNA replication in the large sulfur bacteria.
With a unique mixture of serpentinite stone and clay, Longpi black pots (locally known as Hampai) are known for their sheen and durability.
Gabal El-Rubshi area is made up of serpentinite (Ser) and associated derivatives, arc volcaniclastic metasediments (Ms), metagabbro-diorite complex (mGb-D), older granites (Og), and pyroxenites (Py).
It is common to observe the development of sectors with serpentinite showing green in different shades and resinous luster and veinlets of magnetite following and cutting the serpentinite.
Instead, thermal modeling revealed a wedge of a rock called serpentinite that's too cool to be a volcano's source of heat, the researchers report November 1 in Nature Communications.
It could be an alteration front as Hess said"--the limit of where seawater percolates down, reacts with peridotite in the mantle, and changes it into a less dense rock called hydrated serpentinite.
The beach is about 1200 m long and includes areas of sandy beach, cobble/boulder beach and intertidal rock platform with an underlying geology of serpentinite, basalt and dolerite (Och et al.
vineyard The vineyard block used in this study has Boomer-Forward-Felta rocky loam soils on 30% to 50% slopes underlain by Franciscan melange (includes greywacke, chert, serpentinite and greenstone).
Lateritic ore essentially may be classified as either limonite or serpentinite ore types.
The metamorphic rocks consist of schist and marbles and ophiolitic melange represented by radiolarite-bearing limestone, mudstone, serpentinite, diabase, limestone and gabbro.
Islands within islands: a molecular phylogenetic study of the Leucocroton alliance (Euphorbiaceae) and within the serpentinite archipelago of Cuba.
Seismic waves travel slower in these fault zones than in the rest of the subducting plate because the sea water that percolated through the faults reacted with the oceanic rocks to form serpentinite -- a mineral that contains water.