adjective see gabbro

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  • gabbroic — See gabbro. * * * …   Universalium

  • gabbroic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or containing gabbro …   Wiktionary

  • gabbroic — adj. pertaining to gabbro (type of dark volcanic rock) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gabbroic — gab·bro·ic …   English syllables

  • gabbroic — adjective see gabbro * * * gabbroˈic or gabbroitic / itˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑gabbro …   Useful english dictionary

  • gabbro — gabbroic /geuh broh ik/, gabbroitic, adj. gabbroid /gab royd/, adj. /gab roh/, n., pl. gabbros. Petrol. a dark granular igneous rock composed essentially of labradorite and augite. [ < It; akin to L glaber smooth] * * * Any of several medium or… …   Universalium

  • Peridotite — A peridotite is a dense, coarse grained igneous rock, consisting mostly of the minerals olivine and pyroxene. Peridotite is ultramafic and ultrabasic, as the rock contains less than 45% silica. It is high in magnesium, reflecting the high… …   Wikipedia

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  • Wichita Mountains — Range Elk Mountain, in the eastern Wichita Mountains …   Wikipedia

  • Lac des Iles igneous complex — The Lac des Iles igneous complex of northwestern Ontario is a layered gabbroic intrusion which is the host for the largest palladium orebody in Canada. Infomine report on Lac des Iles]… …   Wikipedia

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