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augite

noun au·gite \ˈ-ˌjīt\

Definition of AUGITE

1
:  a usually black or dark green mineral that consists of aluminous pyroxene and is found especially in igneous rocks
2
:  pyroxene
au·git·ic \-ˈji-tik\ adjective

Origin of AUGITE

Latin augites, a precious stone, from Greek augitēs
First Known Use: 1804

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