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Origin of enstatite
OTHER WORDS FROM enstatiteen·sta·tit·ic [en-stuh-tit-ik], /ˌɛn stəˈtɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for enstatite
Hornblende is green, rarely brownish; augite pale green or nearly colourless; enstatite appears in some granulite-gneisses.
The hornblende of granites is usually pale green in section, the augite and enstatite nearly colourless.
Enstatite is white, greenish or brown in colour; its hardness is 5, and sp.
In this connexion mention may be made of an altered form of enstatite or bronzite known as bastite or schiller-spar.
Other dacites, especially augite- and enstatite-dacites, are darker coloured.