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epidiorite

[ep-i-dahy-uh-rahyt] /ˌɛp ɪˈdaɪ əˌraɪt/
noun, Petrography.
1.
a schistose metamorphic rock resulting from the alteration of augite to hornblende in a gabbro or dolerite.
Origin of epidiorite
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; epi- + diorite
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