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<p>Serpentinites are metamorphic rocks that are produced by low grade metamorphism or hydrothermal alteration of ultramafic igneous rocks. They have been used for many centuries in the construction of major cultural and religious symbols. The serpentinization ...
Reference: Episodes 2012
<p>To examine the mechanism for this landsliding characteristic in the Shiraishi area of Kisawa village (Japan), samples (weathered serpentinite) were taken from the field, and their shear behaviour was examined using ring shear tests.</p>
Reference: "EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS Earth Surf. Process. Landforms (2010)"
Petrographic and geochemical studies of the serpentinites from the Tehuitzingo body, the main ophiolitic outcrop of the Paleozoic Acatlan Complex of southern Mexico, provide new petrogenetic evidence and preliminary data on the nature of the fluids that interacted ...
Reference: "Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica Mexicana, Volumen 61, num. 3, 2009, p. 419-435"
In this article serpentinite from Banovina, Croatia, was studied.
Reference: METALURGIJA 47 (2008) 1, 29-31
This paper describes two projects in which serpentinite caused significant problems: during design of the Kusan - 3 HEPP dam in Indonesia: and during construction of the Berke powerhouse access tunnel in Turkey.
Reference: ROCK ENGINEERING FESLBAU 22 (2004) NR. 5
With regard to the number of mineral species first discovered in a particular country, Italy ranks fourth, being preceded only by USA, Russia and Germany. Important rock-forming minerals like analcime, anorthite, anorthoclase, antigorite, celadonite, diopside, ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: 32nd International Geological Congress, Episodes Vol.26 No.3
Mantle peridotites were early exposed at the sea-floor of the Jurassic Tethys derived from the subcontinental mantle of the Europe-Adria system. During continental rifting and oceanic spreading, these lithospheric peridotites were percolated via diffuse reactive ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: 32nd International Geological Congress Episodes, Vol. 26, no. 3
<p>This paper is about the analysis of metamorphosed magmatic rocks along the northern serpentinite belt (Cuba) that suggests a variety of tectonic settings of formation and metamorphism.</p>
Reference: MEMORIAS GEOMIN 2003, LA HABANA, 24-28 DE MARZO. ISBN 959-7117-11-8
New geochemical data on serpentinite muds and metamorphic clasts recovered during Ocean Drilling Program Legs 195 (Holes 1200A-1200E) and 125 (Holes 778A and 779A) provide insights into the proportions of rock types of various sources that compose the serpentinite ...
Reference: "Shinohara, M., Salisbury, M.H., and Richter, C. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results Volume 195"
This paper is about a highly tectonized contact between serpentinite and younger pegmatite in the magnesite mine of Wiry that contains various layer silicates.
Reference: Clays and Clay Minerals, Vol. 41, No. 6, 693-701, 1993.