clinoenstatite

noun cli·no·enstatite

Definition of clinoenstatite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of clinoenstatite

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


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