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Omphacitite

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A high P/T metamorphic rock composed of more than 75% vol. omphacite. The name eclogite cannot be applied in this case.


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Classification of OmphacititeHide

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Mineralogy of OmphacititeHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Pyroxene > Clinopyroxene > Omphacite(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6

Pronounciation of OmphacititeHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

References for OmphacititeHide

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Fettes (et al.), Metamorphic Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms (2007) Cambridge University Press

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