Serpentinite - Wikipedia

Serpentinite is a rock composed of one or more serpentine group minerals, the name originating from the similarity of the texture of the rock to that of the skin of a.


Serpentine was named in 1564 by Georgius Agrigola (Georg ) from the Latin "serpens" = snake in allusion to the mottled green appearance of the mineral.

ALEX STREKEISEN- Serpentinite-

Serpentinite is a metamorphic rock that is mostly composed of serpentine group minerals. Serpentine group minerals antigorite, lizardite, and chrysotile are.

Serpentine: California's State Rock

Serpentine rock is apple-green to black and is often mottled with light and dark colored areas. Its surfaces often have a shiny or wax-like appearance and a.

Serpentine subgroup - Wikipedia

The serpentine subgroup are greenish, brownish, or spotted minerals commonly found in serpentinite rocks. They are used as a source of magnesium and.