- a green, foliated member of the amphibole group.
Origin of smaragdite
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With omphacite and smaragdite, garnet forms the peculiar rock called eclogite.
Eclogite, ek′loj-īt, n. a crystalline rock, composed of smaragdite and red garnet.
- a green fibrous amphibole mineral
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