clinohypersthene

noun
cli·​no·​hypersthene | \¦klīnō+\

Definition of clinohypersthene 

: a monoclinic magnesium-iron pyroxene (Mg,Fe)2Si2O6 common in certain basaltic rocks

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History and Etymology for clinohypersthene

International Scientific Vocabulary clin + hypersthene; originally formed as German klinohypersthen

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