Types of Serpentinite and Gossan
Some rocks according to their use or texture are classified into different types. Know more about Serpentinite Texture and Gossan Texture. Types of Serpentinite are Jadeitite whereas the types of Gossan are Translocated gossan and Leakage gossan.During historic times, some rocks depending on their hardness were used to create Pictographs and Petroglyphs. Rocks which are hard were generally not used. Pictographs are paintings or drawings that have been placed or created on the surface of rock. Serpentinite and Gossan were used for creating pictographs. Petroglyph is an image which is carved into a rock. These are images created by removing part of a rock surface by incising, picking, carving or abrading, as a form of rock art. Serpentinite and Gossan were used for creating petroglyphs.