lherzolite definition

  • noun:
    • A dark-green igneous stone consisting mostly of chrysolite, with pyroxene and picotite.
    • An igneous stone consisting mostly of chrysolite, with pyroxene and picotite (many different spinel containing chromium).
    • A crystalline aggregate of olivin, enstatite, and diallage, with a few picotite: a rock occurring about Lake Lherz plus the adjacent areas when you look at the French Pyrenees.

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