Peridotite from Italy. Thin section.

                          Raman study of this section.


                        The minerals Schorlomite - Enstatite - Forsterite have been detected by Raman.

             Schorlomite is a cubic mineral of the garnet family thus black in the crossed polars view. Olivine has bright interference colors and orthopyroxene enstatite has low interference colors and is brownisk in LPNA.