Origin of omphacite
Examples from the Web for omphacite
Historical Examples of omphacite
With omphacite and smaragdite, garnet forms the peculiar rock called eclogite.
Omphacite, om′fa-sīt, n. a grass-green granular variety of pyroxene, one of the constituents of eclogite.
Typically they consist of pale green or nearly colourless augite (omphacite), green hornblende and pink garnet.