Ultramafic, magnesium-rich volcanic rock, typically with spinifex texture of intergrown skeletal and bladed olivine and pyroxene crystals set in abundant glass. Includes komatiite and meimechite.
LeMaitre et al. 2002
See Also: komatiite, meimechite
Parents: High magnesium fine grained igneous rock (132); Ultramafic igneous rock (263)
[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]
Category: Analysed material
The different kinds of sample material collected in the field have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “till”, “soil”, “vegetation”. Taken from the “Sample_Types_SHARED” database table.
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