Enstatite



[en-stuh-tahyt] /ˈɛn stəˌtaɪt/

noun, Mineralogy.
1.
a yellow-green fibrous magnesium silicate, an orthorhombic pyroxene found in norites containing less than five percent ferrous oxide.
/ˈɛnstəˌtaɪt/
noun
1.
a grey, green, yellow, or brown pyroxene mineral consisting of magnesium silicate in orthorhombic crystalline form. Formula: Mg2Si2O6
enstatite
(ěn’stə-tīt’)
A glassy, usually yellowish gray orthorhombic variety of pyroxene. It is usually found in igneous rocks and meteorites. Chemical formula: Mg2Si2O6.

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