Fassaite
Fassaite Fas"sa*ite, n. (Min.) A variety of pyroxene, from the valley of Fassa, in the Tyrol. [1913 Webster]

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  • fassaite — fas·sa·ite …   English syllables

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  • Pyrgom — Pyr gom, n. [Gr. ? a place furnished with towers, fr. ? a tower.] (Min.) A variety of pyroxene; called also {fassaite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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