pyroxenite

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noun py·rox·e·nite \pī-ˈräk-sə-ˌnīt, pə-\

Definition of pyroxenite

  1. :  an igneous rock that is free from olivine and is composed essentially of pyroxene

pyroxenitic

play \-ˌräk-sə-ˈni-tik\ adjective

1845

First Known Use of pyroxenite

1845


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