Origin of augite
OTHER WORDS FROM augiteau·git·ic [aw-jit-ik] /ɔˈdʒɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for augite
These rocks contain also iron oxides (usually titaniferous), apatite, sometimes sphene, augite and olivine.
The augite is mostly a variety of diopside and is only occasionally idiomorphic.
The leucite-basalts belong to more basic types and are rich in olivine and augite.
The biotite is brown; the hornblende brown or greenish brown; the augite usually green.
Its original source is doubtless the igneous rocks, where it occurs in association with augite, hornblende and mica.The A B C of Mining|Charles A. Bramble