clinoenstatite

noun
cli·​no·​enstatite
plural -s

Definition of clinoenstatite

: a monoclinic magnesium-iron pyroxene with magnesium substantially in excess of iron specifically : the magnesium silicate MgSiO3

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History and Etymology for clinoenstatite

International Scientific Vocabulary clin- + enstatite; originally formed as German klinoenstatit

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“Clinoenstatite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clinoenstatite. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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