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Augite

Augite Meaning & Definition
Augite Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Augite?

[n] dark-green to black glassy mineral of the pyroxene group containing large amounts of aluminum and iron and magnesium

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Augite In Webster's Dictionary

\Au"gite\ ([add]"j[imac]t), n. [L. augites, Gr. a'ygi`ths, fr. a'ygh` brightness: cf. F. augite.] A variety of pyroxene, usually of a black or dark green color, occurring in igneous rocks, such as basalt; -- also used instead of the general term pyroxene.

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