Omphacite Definition

noun

(mineralogy) Any of a range of green, monoclinic pyroxene minerals found in eclogites and similar rocks; they are solid solutions of jadeite and diopside.

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Other Word Forms of Omphacite

Noun

Singular:
omphacite
Plural:
omphacites

Origin of Omphacite

  • From Ancient Greek ὄμφαξ (omphax, “unripe fruit, especially grapes”)

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