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orthopyroxene

/ˌɔːθəʊpaɪˈrɒksiːn/
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a member of the pyroxene group of minerals having an orthorhombic crystal structure, such as enstatite and hypersthene
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orthopyroxene
  (ôr'thə-pī-rŏk'sēn')   
Any variety of the mineral pyroxene that crystallizes in the orthorhombic system and contains no calcium and little or no aluminum. Enstatite is an orthopyroxene.
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