From Latin augītēs.
augite (countable and uncountable, plural augites)
- (mineralogy) A variety of pyroxene, usually of a black or dark green color, occurring in igneous rocks, such as basalt.
- “Augite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database, 1997–.
- augite mindat.org, Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016