Close-up of Peridotite

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Close-up of peridotite, a dense, coarse-grained igneous rock containing a large amount of of the mineral olivine. Peridotite is dominant in the Earth's upper mantle. This specimen has small inclusions of garnet. Finch "blow". Orange Free State, Republic of South Africa.
Close-up of peridotite, a dense, coarse-grained igneous rock containing a large amount of of the mineral olivine. Peridotite is dominant in the Earth's upper mantle. This specimen has small inclusions of garnet. Finch "blow". Orange Free State, Republic of South Africa.
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