[ pahy-rok-suh-nahyt, puh- ]
/ paɪˈrɒk səˌnaɪt, pə- /
any rock composed essentially, or in large part, of pyroxene of any kind.
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Chromite is a common minor constituent of basic igneous rocks of the peridotite and pyroxenite type.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith
British Dictionary definitions for pyroxenite
/ (paɪˈrɒksɪˌnaɪt) /
a very dark coarse-grained ultrabasic rock consisting entirely of pyroxene minerals
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