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PREFERRED TERM
eclogite
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Metamorphic rock composed of 75 percent or more (by volume) omphacite and garnet, both of which are present as major constituents, the amount of neither of them being higher than 75 percent (by volume); the presence of plagioclase precludes classification as an eclogite.

DESCRIPTION
  • Metamorphic rock composed of 75 percent or more (by volume) omphacite and garnet, both of which are present as major constituents, the amount of neither of them being higher than 75 percent (by volume); the presence of plagioclase precludes classification as an eclogite.

IDENTIFIER
  • eclogite

TITLE
  • eclogite

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/eclogite
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Lithology