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The pyroxenite/dunite rock, that hosts the main mineralized zone, is part of the Thetford Mine ophiolitic complex which is well known for is chromium potential.
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of flora and fauna has left us with a giant land snail and a primitive frog named after him, and in Nelson he obtained the first complete skeletons of the giant extinct moa, as well as a rock new to science from Dun Mountain, which he named dunite.
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The ultramafic complex consists of a central, well-exposed dunite core, and an outer zone of less exposed wehrlite, olivine pyroxenite, pyroxenite and minor hornblende.

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Dunite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dunite is an igneous, plutonic rock, of ultramafic composition, with coarse- grained or phaneritic texture.
Dunite granular, green igneous rock composed of coarse grains of olivine, is the source of the world's supply of chromium.
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Dunite - Igneous Rock Types
Dunite is a rare rock, a peridotite that is at least 90 percent olivine. It's named for Dun Mountain in New Zealand. This is a dunite xenolith in an Arizona basalt.
Dunite is a plutonic ultramafic igneous rock consisting almost entirely of olivine. Consequently, its color is the light green of peridot.

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