Peridotites can be formed in two ways: as mantle rocks formed during the accretion and differentiation of the Earth or as cumulate rocks formed by precipitation of olivine and pyroxenes from basaltic magmas.
1.2.1 Mineral Content
Amphibole, Chromite, Garnet, Magnesium, Olivine, Phlogopite, Plagioclase, Pyroxene
1.2.2 Compound Content
Ca, Fe, Mg, Potassium, Silicon Dioxide, Sodium, Titanium Dioxide
97% Igneous Rocks Rocks have it !
1.3.2 Types of Metamorphism
Burial Metamorphism, Cataclastic Metamorphism, Contact Metamorphism, Hydrothermal Metamorphism, Impact Metamorphism, Regional Metamorphism
99% Igneous Rocks Rocks have it !
1.3.4 Types of Weathering
Biological Weathering, Chemical Weathering, Mechanical Weathering
92% Igneous Rocks Rocks have it !
1.3.6 Types of Erosion