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clinopyroxene

Saltos de línea: clino|pyr¦ox¦ene
Pronunciación: /ˌklʌɪnə(ʊ)pʌɪˈrɒksiːn
 
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Definición de clinopyroxene en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A mineral of the pyroxene group crystallizing in the monoclinic system.
Example sentences
  • The sample is a weakly foliated granulite formed of plagioclase, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene and minor hornblende.
  • Ye et al. recently reported abundant exsolutions of clinopyroxene, rutile and apatite in garnet of a Yangkou eclogite sample.
  • This flow consists of about 30 percent plagioclase, clinopyroxene, and olivine, as small phenocrysts.

Origen

early 20th century: from clino- in the sense 'monoclinic' + pyroxene.

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