Websterite

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Websterite highlighted in a ternary diagram.

Websterite is ultramafic and ultrabasic rock that consists of roughly equal proportions of orthopyroxene and clinopyroxene. It is a special type of pyroxenite.

Websterite is name after the town Webster in North Carolina.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rogers, Nick; Stephen Blake; Kevin Burton; Mike Widdowson; Ian Parkinson; Nigel Harris (2008). An introduction to our dynamic planet (Co-published ed. ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0521494243.