hypersthene definition

  • noun:
    • an eco-friendly, brown, or black colored splintery, cleavable pyroxene mineral, really (Fe,Mg)2Si2O6.
    • An inosilicate that is an orthorhombic pyroxene
    • An orthorhombic mineral associated with pyroxene group, of a grayish or greenish black shade, often with a peculiar bronzelike luster (schiller) on cleavage area.
    • A mineral linked to pyroxene, but orthorhombic in crystallization.

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