What does gabbroic mean?

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  1. Of, pertaining to, or containing gabbro
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This is based on preservation of original gabbroic textures and occurrence of intergranular coesite in UHP rocks.
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 drilling has intersected stacked packages of both cumulate and intrusive style magnetiteilmenite mineralisation intercalated with gabbroic and anorthositic country rock.
Copper-Nickel mineralization in the area has been traced by prospecting for more than 2 km within late gabbroic dykes along northeast controlling structures.
This magmatism is typically of gabbroic to granitic composition and also shows evidence of mixed sedimentary and mantle-like sources.
The target is entirely overburden covered and four widely spaced drill holes put down in the anomaly intersected layered gabbroic to anorthositic gabbroic rocks.

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