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acmite

[ ak-mahyt ]
/ ˈæk maɪt /
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noun

a rare pyroxene mineral, sodium-ferric iron silicate, NaFe(Si2O6), found in feldspathoid rocks.

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Origin of acmite

1830–40; <Greek akm() sharp point + -ite1
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