Serpentinized ultramafic intrusions are associated with belts of strongly folded geosynclinal sediments in many parts of the world. Commonly these are small lenticular bodies composed largely of serpentine. Lodochnikov2 has suggested the term “serpentinite” for such intrusions, since the serpentine is considered to be a late stage magmatic mineral of these ultramafic irruptives.

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