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hedenbergite

Class:

noun

Etymology:

Hedenberg + -ite, after M. A. Ludwig Hedenberg.
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Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Hedenbergite

the iron rich end member of the pyroxene group having a monoclinic crystal system. The mineral is extremely rarely found as a pure substance, and usually has to be synthesized in a lab. It was named in 1819 after M.A. Ludwig Hedenberg, who was the... (45 of 1065 words, 4 images)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

hedenbergite [mineral]

silicate mineral, calcium iron silicate of the pyroxene group closely analogous to diopside. (13 of 14 words, 1 image)

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Random House Dictionary:

hedenbergite | CaFe(SiO3)2 [chemical formula]

a contact metamorphic mineral of the pyroxene family, calcium ferrous silicate that forms black prismatic crystals in crystalline limestone. (19 of 25 words, pronunciation)

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Wiktionary:

hedenbergite [mineralogy]

The iron-rich endmember of the pyroxene group having a monoclinic crystal system. (12 of 14 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/hedenbergite

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

hedenbergite [mineralogy]

Origin: Hedenberg + -ite, after M. A. Ludwig Hedenberg.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/hedenbergite

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