ariegite

noun
ar·​i·​e·​gite | \ ˌarēˈāˌzhīt \
plural -s

Definition of ariegite

: a rock consisting of granular pyroxenite with dark green spinel and pyrope and sometimes biotite or hornblende

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History and Etymology for ariegite

French ariégite, from Ariège, department of France, its locality + French -ite

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“Ariegite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ariegite. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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