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Clinopyroxene



/ˌklaɪnəʊpaɪˈrɒksiːn/
noun
1.
a member of the pyroxene group of minerals having a monoclinic crystal structure, such as augite, diopside, or jadeite
clinopyroxene
(klī’nə-pîr’-ŏk-sēn’)
Any variety of the mineral pyroxene that crystallizes in the monoclinic system. Diopside and augite are clinopyroxenes.

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