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Northern Geological Supplies Ltd
Northern Geological Supplies Ltd

“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Gabbro With Magnetite And Ilmenite – Cumbria

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Specimens of gabbro from Carrock Fell, Cumbria, UK which contain trace amounts of magnetite and ilmenite. Specimens are supplied in labelled card trays.

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The Gabbros belong to a large group of mafic intrusive igneous rocks. Chemically very similar to basalt. Most of the Earth's crust is underlain by Gabbro in the oceanic crust, produced by basaltic magmatism at mid ocean ridges. It is also associated with continental volcanism. Gabbro is dense, greenish or dark-colored and contains pyroxene, plagioclase, and minor amounts of amphibole and olivine. These particular specimens comes from Carrock Fell, Cumbria, UK and contain trace amounts of magnetite and ilmenite. Specimens are supplied in labelled card trays.

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Weight 130 g
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