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Can serpentinite come from basalt?

During ultramafic alteration can serpentinite form? Can basalt be the parent rock of serpentinite?
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How do you understand the occurence of an alteration zone?

When you see an altered (silicification-argilic-FeO / trachyandesitic) rock outcrop, how do you understand the cause of the alteration. Is it occured by hot or cold alteration? Was it occured through ...
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