adjective see diopside

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • diopsidic — di·op·sid·ic …   English syllables

  • diopsidic — adjective see diopside …   Useful english dictionary

  • diopside — noun Etymology: French, from di + Greek opsis appearance more at optic Date: circa 1808 a green to white mineral that consists of pyroxene containing little or no aluminum • diopsidic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chuska Mountains — The Chuska Mountains are an elongate range on the Colorado Plateau and within the Navajo Nation. The range is about 80 by 15 km (50 by 10 miles), and it trends north northwest and is crossed by the state line between Arizona and New Mexico.… …   Wikipedia

  • basalt — basaltic, basaltine /beuh sawl tin, tuyn/, adj. /beuh sawlt , bas awlt, bay sawlt/, n. the dark, dense igneous rock of a lava flow or minor intrusion, composed essentially of labradorite and pyroxene and often displaying a columnar structure.… …   Universalium

  • trachyte — trachytic /treuh kit ik/, trachytoid /trak i toyd , tray ki /, adj. /tray kuyt, trak uyt/, n. a fine grained volcanic rock consisting essentially of alkali feldspar and one or more subordinate minerals, as hornblende or mica: the extrusive… …   Universalium

  • Cupalite — General Category Native element class, alloy Chemical formula (Cu,Zn,Fe)Al Strunz classification 01.AA.20 …   Wikipedia

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