• Helmut G. F. Winkler


The eclogites have a restricted bulk chemical composition corresponding to gabbroic-basaltic rocks and consist primarily of two mineral phases: a grass-green clinopyroxene called omphacite, and a red or red-brown garnet. Due to the restricted range of eclogite compositions, the only parageneses are omphacite + garnet with kyanite or with orthorhombic pyroxene.


Mole Percent Greenschist Facies Glaucophane Schist Eclogite Garnet Eclogite Zone 
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  • Helmut G. F. Winkler
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  1. 1.Department of Mineralogy and PetrologyUniversity of GöttingenGermany

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