sahlite
Salite Sa"lite, n. [So called from Sala, a town in Sweden.] (Min.) A massive lamellar variety of pyroxene, of a dingy green color. [Written also {sahlite}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Sahlite — Sah lite, n. (Min.) See {Salite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Salite — Sa lite, n. [So called from Sala, a town in Sweden.] (Min.) A massive lamellar variety of pyroxene, of a dingy green color. [Written also {sahlite}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • salite — ˈsaˌlīt, ˈsäˌ noun ( s) Etymology: German salit, from Sala, Västmanland, Sweden + German it ite : a mineral (Mg,Fe)2Si2O6 consisting of a diopside with more magnesium than iron * * * salite variant of sahlite …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyrgom — Min. (ˈpɜːgɒm) [ad. (by Breithaupt 1830) Gr. πύργωµα, that which is furnished with towers, a fenced city, f. πύργος tower; ‘alluding to the grouping of its crystals’, Chester.] An aluminous variety of pyroxene allied to sahlite: = fassaite b. T.… …   Useful english dictionary

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