Ec'lo·gite noun [ See Ecloque .] (Min.) A rock consisting of granular red garnet, light green smaragdite, and common hornblende; -- so called in reference to its beauty.
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<chemical> A rock consisting of granular red garnet, light green smaragdite, and common hornblende; so called in reference to its beauty. ... See: Ecloque. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) A rock consisting of granular red garnet, light green smaragdite, and common hornblende; -- so called in reference to its beauty.
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any member of a small group of igneous and metamorphic rocks whose composition is similar to that of basalt. Eclogites consist primarily of green ... [2 related articles]
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Eclogite (t) is a mafic (basaltic in composition) metamorphic rock. Eclogite is of special interest for at least two reasons. First, it forms at pressures greater than those typical of the crust of the Earth. Second, being unusually dense rock, eclogite can play an important role in driving convect...
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Eclogite is a rock which consists of pale-green augite, pale-green hornblende, pink garnet with sometimes also quartz, feldspar, cyanite, bronzite, iron ores and rutile. Such rocks occur in regions of xrystalline schists, as the Alps, and are believed to be of intrusive origin in some cases.
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