Origin of eclogite
Examples from the Web for eclogite
Historical Examples of eclogite
Eclogite, ek′loj-īt, n. a crystalline rock, composed of smaragdite and red garnet.
Omphacite, om′fa-sīt, n. a grass-green granular variety of pyroxene, one of the constituents of eclogite.
In the Newlands boulder the diamonds have the appearance of being an original constituent of the eclogite.
Some regard the eclogite boulders as derived from deep-seated crystalline rocks, others as concretions in the blue ground.