hedenbergite

noun hed·en·berg·ite \ˈhedənˌbərˌgīt\

Definition of hedenbergite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral CaFeSi2O6 consisting of a calcium-iron pyroxene

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Origin and Etymology of hedenbergite

Swedish hedenbergit, from Ludwig Hedenberg 19th century Swedish mineralogist + Swedish -it -ite


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