a fibrous, dark-green hornblende formed by the hydrothermal alteration of pyroxene.
Origin of uralite
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Uralite, ū′ral-īt, n. a mineral with the crystalline form of augite and the cleavage and specific gravity of hornblende.
an amphibole mineral, similar to hornblende, that replaces pyroxene in some igneous and metamorphic rocks
Word Origin for uralite
C19: from the Ural Mountains where it was first found + -ite 1
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