The mineralization occurs along the contact between the SKI and AN-Series gabbroic anorthosites
The petrogenetic model for massif-type anorthosite
differs from the more in situ origins postulated for other types of anorthosite
, a greyish to whitish fine-grained rock, is used in glass, ceramics, metallurgical and filler applications.
Stephen Gabbro Principal olivine gabbro, anorthositic dunite, troctolitc, oli- rock types gabbro, norite, anorthosite
, vine gabbro, anorthositic gabbro gabbro, anorthosite
, norite, gabbro Primary olivine ([FO.
Should final bulk test samples of an anorthosite
deposit near Foleyet prove positive, a production plant could be built within a year.
The Meshikamau project area features one of the largest anorthosite
and olivine-bearing gabbro intrusive suites in eastern Canada but only recently has been recognized to represent a prospective setting for Voisey's Bay-type nickel-copper-cobalt deposits.
The geology of Canada also offers other possible Moon and Mars analogues, such as basaltic volcanoes and anorthosite
The 10-acre mine where Pacific Industrial Minerals owner John Heter intends to extract 150,000 tons of anorthosite
annually for 20 years is on a 320-acre claim on Soledad Canyon Road.
The plagioclase crystals of anorthosite
display dark blue iridescence.
The petrology and geochemistry of an anorthosite
suite, Cobequid Highlands, Nova Scotia.
In a wide range of terrains, Diviner revealed the presence of lunar soils with compositions more sodium rich than that of the typical anorthosite
Small and isolated intrusions of diorite, gabbro, gabbronorite, ultramafic rocks, monzonite, syenite and anorthosite
constitute about 2% of the area.