What does gabbroic mean?

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  1. Of, pertaining to, or containing gabbro
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In the most complete survey of what is called the Rock Hill gabbro, Chalcraft mapped a large area of gabbroic anorthosite at the site where the preserve is located.
The target is entirely overburden covered and four widely spaced drill holes put down in the anomaly intersected layered gabbroic to anorthositic gabbroic rocks.
The drilling has intersected packages of both cumulate and intrusive style magnetite-ilmenite mineralisation intercalated with gabbroic and anorthositic country rock.
This magmatism is typically of gabbroic to granitic composition and also shows evidence of mixed sedimentary and mantle-like sources.
Of far less importance are occurrences in gneisses and amphibolites, in small plutons derived from syenitic and gabbroic magmas, and in certain contact-metamorphic rocks.
The question is whether ceramics known as gabbroic pottery, including Trevisker ware, include gabbro-rock minerals added as a temper.

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