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Offline geoselim

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Can you help me identifying this green rock?
« on: 04/07/2014 12:49:15 »
Can you help me identifying this green rock? 
I think it is peridotite 
It is extremely strong 
both core and hand specimen samples are wet.

Location: 38 Q 210386 2080329 UTM-WGS84

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« Last Edit: 04/07/2014 12:58:46 by geoselim »


 

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Re: Can you help me identifying this green rock?
« Reply #1 on: 16/07/2014 17:48:49 »
If it is peridotite, it has been altered (changed) by some combination of pressure, heat and hydrothermal fluids.  Based on the photo, I would call the hand specimen serpentinite.  The drill core is brecciated with what looks like quartz veining.
 

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Re: Can you help me identifying this green rock?
« Reply #2 on: 28/08/2014 07:17:27 »
hey, i think my all northern equipments are not working properly so please take me a tips to inspection of this completely.
 

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Re: Can you help me identifying this green rock?
« Reply #3 on: 30/08/2014 10:37:17 »
Out of curiosity, is this from the Oman ophiolite.
 

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