majorite

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majorite (plural majorites)

  1. (mineralogy) A silicate of magnesium, iron and aluminium, found in the upper mantle of the Earth, that stores oxygen when under intense pressure

Further reading[edit]

  • Majorite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • majorite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016