Gabbro Rock

By: Sydney Jackson

Gabbro Rock

is a dense, mafic intrusive rock. It generally occurs as batholiths and laccoliths and is often found along mid-ocean ridges or in ancient mountains composed of compressed and uplifted oceanic crust. Gabbro is the plutonic equivalent of basalt.


has a variety of uses in the construcion industry. It is used for everything from crushed stone base materials at construction sites to polished stone counter tops and floor tiles.