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pigeonite

[pij-uh-nahyt] /ˈpɪdʒ əˌnaɪt/
noun, Mineralogy
1.
a monoclinic variety of pyroxene consisting mainly of a mixture of (MgFe)SiO 3 and CaMg(SiO 3) 2 .
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; named after Pigeon Point, NE Minnesota; see -ite1
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