En'sta·tite noun [ Named from Greek ... an adversary, because infusible before the blowpipe.] (Min.) A mineral of the pyroxene group, orthorhombic in crystallization; often fibrous and massive; color grayish white or greenish. It is a silicate of ma...
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<chemical> A mineral of the pyroxene group, orthorhombic in crystallization; often fibrous and massive; colour grayish white or greenish. It is a silicate of magnesia with some iron. Bronzite is a ferriferous variety. ... Origin: Named fr. Gr. An adversary, because infusible before the blowpip...
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• (n.) A mineral of the pyroxene group, orthorhombic in crystallization; often fibrous and massive; color grayish white or greenish. It is a silicate of magnesia with some iron. Bronzite is a ferriferous variety.
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common silicate mineral in the pyroxene family. It is the stable form of magnesium silicate (MgSiO3, often with up to 10 percent iron) at low ... [4 related articles]
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Enstatite is the magnesium endmember of the pyroxene silicate mineral series enstatite (MgSiO3) - ferrosilite (FeSiO3). The magnesium rich members of the solid solution series are common rock-forming minerals found in igneous and metamorphic rocks. The intermediate composition, (Mg,Fe)SiO3, has his...
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An enstatite (class EL 4-5) chondrite found in 1997 in the Ténéré du Tafassâsset, a part of central Sahara in the northeast of the Republic of Niger. The meteorite weighed 609g; sectional plane 4.5 × 5 cm. Credit: Mineralogical Museum of the University of Hamburg, photo K.-C. Lyncker 1. A ...
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Enstatite is a common and widespread mineral with a relative hardness of six. It is found in mafic plutonic and volcanic rocks and often in both metallic and stony meteorites. It is a silicate of magnesium and iron and has the formulae Mg2Si2O6. Enstatite has various uses depending upon the quality ...
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