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A metamorphic rock composed chiefly of amphibole and plagioclase feldspar and having little or no quartz.
am·phib′o·lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Geological Science) a metamorphic rock consisting mainly of amphibole and plagioclase
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a metamorphic rock composed of amphibole and plagioclase.
am•phib`o•lit′ic (-ˈlɪt ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||amphibolite - a metamorphic rock composed chiefly of amphibole and plagioclase|
amphibole - a mineral or mineral variety belonging to the amphibole group
metamorphic rock - rock altered by pressure and heat
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