Ophiolite Photos                   

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Roger Weller, geology instructor      
wellerr@cochise.edu




Ophiolite 
last edited:  11/1/16    number of photos: 2
Ophiolite is a basalt or gabbro that has been altered to a rock
that now contains chlorite, serpentine, epidote, and albite. 
Sometimes the material is referred to as a "greenstone."

 

photos
ophiolite:    A  B

Photos are copyright free for non-commercial educational uses. 
Just credit photos to R.Weller/Cochise College.
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