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Eclogite

Eclogite

Eclogite

  • Exhibition Text

    • This rare sample, also from the deep crust, contains tiny red garnets and dark green pyroxene that formed at 50 to 60 kilometers below the surface, at 600 degrees Centigrade.

      Provided by Prof. Volker Dietrich, Eidgenössische

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Minerals and Resources

      Keywords: Earth (Planet)--Crust, Eclogite, Geology

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