Definitions for "Eclogite"
A rock consisting of granular red garnet, light green smaragdite, and common hornblende; -- so called in reference to its beauty.
Very rare, course grained, igneous rock with a chemical composition similar to that of basalt but noted for the presence of the rare, bright green pyroxene omphacite, and red, almandine-pyrope garnets.
A foliated metamorphic rock consisting of bright green pyroxene, actinolite, red garnet, and minor minerals.