Glaucophane - definition of glaucophane by The Free Dictionary
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Related to glaucophane: Omphacite
, glaucophane schist
A bluish-gray or bluish-black monoclinic mineral of the amphibole group.
: Greek glaukos
, bluish gray
+ Greek -phanēs
(from phainesthai, phan-
, to come to light, appear
; see bhā-
in Indo-European roots
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Blocks of glaucophane
schist are found within serpentinite bodies and are composed of clinozoicite + glaucophane
+ chlorite + sodic plagioclase, minor titanite and calcite.