augite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin augītēs.

Noun[edit]

augite ‎(countable and uncountable, plural augites)

  1. (mineralogy) A variety of pyroxene, usually of a black or dark green color, occurring in igneous rocks, such as basalt.

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External links[edit]

  • augite Barthelmy, David (accessed 29 August 2016) Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1]
  • augite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016