Bronzite
Bronzite Bronz"ite, n. [Cf. F. bronzite.] (Min.) A variety of enstatite, often having a bronzelike luster. It is a silicate of magnesia and iron, of the pyroxene family. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bronzite — is a member of the orthopyroxene group of minerals, belonging with enstatite and hypersthene to the orthorhombic series of the group. Rather than a distinct species, it is really a ferriferous variety of enstatite, which owing to partial… …   Wikipedia

  • bronzite — ● bronzite nom féminin Pyroxène orthorhombique riche en magnésium …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bronzite — Enstatite[1] Catégorie IX : silicates[2] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bronzite — bronzitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė (Mg,Fe)₂[Si₂O₆] atitikmenys: angl. bronzite rus. бронзит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • bronzite — /bron zuyt/, n. a greenish brown or black mineral with a bronzelike luster, an orthorhombic pyroxene, (Mg,Fe)2(Si2O6), intermediate in composition between enstatite and hypersthene. [1810 20; BRONZE + ITE1; so called from its sheen] * * * …   Universalium

  • bronzite — bronz·ite …   English syllables

  • bronzite — ˈbränˌzīt noun ( s) Etymology: German bronzit, from bronze (from French) + it ite more at bronze : a mineral consisting of a ferriferous variety of enstatite often having a luster like that of bronze …   Useful english dictionary

  • Enstatite — Infobox mineral name = Enstatite category = Silicate mineral boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = caption = formula = Mg2Si2O6 molweight = color = White, grey, green, yellow or brown colorless in thin section. habit = Lamellar, fibrous, or massive …   Wikipedia

  • H chondrite — The H type ordinary chondrites are the most common type of meteorite, accounting for approximately 40% of all those catalogued, 46% of the ordinary chondrites, and 44% of the chondrites1. The name comes from their (H)igh iron abundance, with… …   Wikipedia

  • Hypersthene — is a common rock forming inosilicate mineral belonging to the group of orthorhombic pyroxenes. Many references have formally abandoned this term, preferring to categorise this mineral as enstatite or ferrosilite. It is found in igneous and some… …   Wikipedia

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