[ ak-mahyt ]
/ ˈæk maɪt /
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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(ḗ) sharp point + -ite1
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