Rocks of Norway Charnockite is a rock type often described as an orthopyroxene granite, but in the majority of cases this rock is clearly metamorphic, not magmatic like a proper granite ought to be. Charnockitic rocks are common in the Lofoten archipelago. Width of sample 9 cm
Pyroxenite is a plutonic rock that is composed almost exclusively (over of pyroxene minerals. Pyroxenite is a cumulate rock usually associated with other ultramafic (peridotite) and mafic (gabbro) rocks.