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serpentinize

(ˈsɜːpəntɪˌnaɪz) or

serpentinise

vb
(intr) literary to wind or twist in a serpentine way
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Detailed field and mineralogical studies suggest that these rocks were probably formed by talc-carbonate alteration of the spatially associated, previously serpentinized ultramafic rocks in the area.
Proctor (eds.), The ecology of areas with serpentinized rocks.
Ribeiro da Costa, "Methane in serpentinized ultramafic rocks in mainland Portugal," Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol.
The rocks are part of a Mesozoic ophiolite complex and consist mainly of dunites and peridotites, partly serpentinized, as well as gabbros.
Physical and Mechanical Properties of Serpentinized Ultrabasic Rocks in NW Turkey.
In addition, greenish-brownish forsterite occurs together with accessory dolomite, but is mostly serpentinized (Kfibek 1988).
In shear zones, after penetration of carbon oxide rich hydrothermal solutions, the Serpentinized Magnesium silicates create Magnesium carbonate.
It should be noted that a serpentinized peridotites body is located between the hornblende schists and the amphibolites; however, these three rock-bodies are separated by faults.