Amphibolite



a metamorphic rock composed mainly of and plagioclase.
Historical Examples

The specimen was taken from a pegmatite dike at its contact with an amphibolite.
The Long Labrador Trail Dillon Wallace

The term is to some extent synonymous with “amphibolite” and “hornblende-schist.”
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6 Various

noun
a metamorphic rock consisting mainly of amphibole and plagioclase
amphibolite
(ām-fĭb’ə-līt’)
A metamorphic rock composed chiefly of amphibole and plagioclase and having little or no quartz.

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