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A gabbroid with <5% olivine and subequal amounts of clino- and ortho- pyroxenes.
Classification of GabbronoriteHide
Mineralogy of GabbronoriteHide
Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
|Feldspar > Plagioclase||A petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.|
|Pyroxene > Clinopyroxene||A petrological term for Clinopyroxene Subgroup.|
|Pyroxene > Orthopyroxene||A petrological term for Orthopyroxene Subgroup.|
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present: