Origin of olivine
Examples from the Web for olivine
Historical Examples of olivine
Their essential constituents are olivine and purplish augite.
Below this is a more compact basalt, with crystals of olivine.A Manual of Elementary Geology
Section of olivine crystal from the lava of 1631—imperfectly formed.
Olivine is often present; and when abundant the rock is called "olivine-basalt."
Both are common alteration products of magnesian silicate minerals such as olivine, pyroxene, and amphibole.The Economic Aspect of Geology
C. K. Leith