noritic

noritic
adjective
see norite

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  • noritic — See norite. * * * …   Universalium

  • noritic — nor·it·ic …   English syllables

  • norite — noritic /naw rit ik/, adj. /nawr uyt/, n. a granular igneous rock consisting of a mix of light and dark minerals, the former being calcic plagioclase feldspars, and the latter orthorhombic pyroxenes. [1875 80; < Norw norit. See NORWAY, ITE1] * *… …   Universalium

  • Anorthosite — (pronEng|æˈnɔrθəsaɪt/, /ə ) is a phaneritic, intrusive igneous rock characterized by a predominance of plagioclase feldspar (90–100%), and a minimal mafic component (0–10%). Pyroxene, ilmenite, magnetite, and olivine are the mafic minerals most… …   Wikipedia

  • Superior craton — in the west. The western margin extends from northern Minnesota through eastern Manitoba to northwestern Ontario.The formation of the Superior craton is best explained within the context of 2.72 2.68 Ga accretion of small continental plates and… …   Wikipedia

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