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py•rox•ene



Pronunciation: (pī-rok'sēn, pu-, pī'rok-sēn"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/pyroxene.html on line 75 [key]
n.
any of a very common group of minerals of many varieties, silicates of magnesium, iron, calcium, and other elements, occurring as important constituents of many kinds of rocks, esp. basic igneous rocks. Cf. augite, diopside, hypersthene.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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