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(1910, reprinted 1964). diopside, common silicate mineral in the pyroxene family
that occurs in metamorphosed siliceous limestones and dolomites and in skarns (
contact-metamorphic rocks rich in iron); it is also found in small amounts in ...
The Ecloga had a strong influence on later Byzantine legislation as well as on the
development of law in the Slavic countries beyond the Byzantine frontiers.
eclogite, any member of a small group of igneous and metamorphic rocks whose
Foliation often occurs parallel to original bedding, but it may not be ostensibly
related to any other structural direction. Foliation is exhibited most prominently by
sheety minerals, such as mica or chlorite. Regional metamorphic rocks are
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