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bronzite

[ bron-zahyt ]
/ ˈbrɒn zaɪt /
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noun
a greenish-brown or black mineral with a bronzelike luster, an orthorhombic pyroxene, (Mg,Fe)2(Si2O6), intermediate in composition between enstatite and hypersthene.
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Origin of bronzite

1810–20; bronze + -ite1; so called from its sheen
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British Dictionary definitions for bronzite

bronzite
/ (ˈbrɒnzaɪt) /

noun
a type of orthopyroxene often having a metallic or pearly sheen
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