ophiolitic eclogite

ophiolitic eclogite

[¦äf·ē·ə¦lid·ik ′ek·lə‚jīt]
(petrology)
Any of the eclogites which are products of early orogenic volcanism and which by later metamorphism transformed into rocks of the high-pressure facies series.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.