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OTHER WORDS FROM olivineol·i·vin·ic [ol-uh-vin-ik], /ˌɒl əˈvɪn ɪk/, ol·i·vin·it·ic [ol-uh-vi-nit-ik], /ˌɒl ə vɪˈnɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Some of these are composed of trachyte, others of compact blue basalt with olivine.Principles of Geology|Charles Lyell
These rocks contain also iron oxides (usually titaniferous), apatite, sometimes sphene, augite and olivine.
Olivine occurs in certain of the Rainier lavas, in stout prisms somewhat rounded and often with reddened borders.Mount Rainier|Various
Grains of magnetite occur in serpentine, as an alteration-product of the olivine.
The leucite-basalts belong to more basic types and are rich in olivine and augite.