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pyroxenite

[pahy-rok-suh-nahyt, puh-] /paɪˈrɒk səˌnaɪt, pə-/
noun, Petrology
1.
any rock composed essentially, or in large part, of pyroxene of any kind.
Origin of pyroxenite
1860-1865
1860-65; pyroxene + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for pyroxenite

pyroxenite

/paɪˈrɒksɪˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a very dark coarse-grained ultrabasic rock consisting entirely of pyroxene minerals
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