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