eclogite

noun
ec·​lo·​gite | \ ˈekləˌjīt \
plural -s

Definition of eclogite

: a metamorphic rock consisting of soda-rich pyroxene and magnesia-rich garnet as essential minerals

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History and Etymology for eclogite

French éclogite, from Greek eklogē selection + French -ite

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“Eclogite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eclogite. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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