omphacite

noun om·pha·cite \ˈäm(p)fəˌsīt\

Definition of omphacite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral consisting of a grass-green granular or foliated pyroxene found in the rock eclogite

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Origin and Etymology of omphacite

German omphazit, from Greek omphakitēs green stone, from omphak-, omphax unripe grape + -itēs -ite


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