Spinel Lherzolite - P32001
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This sample of a spinel lherzolite xenolith comes from Cabezo Negro de Tallante, Spain.

The thin section is dominated by olivine and orthopyroxene with minor clinopyroxene. Plagioclase is also present, formed by the decompression reaction of spinel.

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Cabezo Negro de Tallante, Spain
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Good
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Neogene
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metamorphic
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