clinopyroxene


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cli·no·py·rox·ene

 (klī′nə-pîr′ŏk-sēn′)
n.
Any of several varieties of the mineral pyroxene, such as diopside and augite, that have monoclinic crystals.

clinopyroxene

(ˌklaɪnəʊpaɪˈrɒksiːn)
n
(Minerals) a member of the pyroxene group of minerals having a monoclinic crystal structure, such as augite, diopside, or jadeite
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The minerals of these rocks consists of olivine, clinopyroxene, orthopyroxene and chrome- spinel that have mesh and granular texture that altered to serpentine minerals and iron-oxid (Fig.
Individual coarse grains of clinopyroxene and plagioclase in the dyke may be from these clusters, which are often partly disaggregated.
Petrogenetic significance of orthopyroxene-free garnet + clinopyroxene + plagioclase [+ or -] quartz-bearing metabasites with respect to the amphibolite and granulite facies, Journal of Metamorphic Geology.
Plagioclase and clinopyroxene have a sufficiently high hardness on the Mohs scale (6 and 5-5.
The sills contain small pseudomorphs of olivine, plus plagioclase and clinopyroxene phenocrysts.
The main minerals are plagioclase, clinopyroxene, orthopyroxene, and magnetite; the veins and vugs contain quartz, calcite, and zeolite.
The anomalous values are underlain by clinopyroxene dominated rocks.
Nimis and Taylor Single Grain Clinopyroxene Thermobarometer (2001) was used to
1:00 Shannon Heinle (UND) CLINOPYROXENE, ORTHOPYROXENE, AND OLIVINE CHEMISTRIES IN ULTRAMAFIC TO MAFIC XENOLITHS
The geochemical trends suggest clinopyroxene saturation was not achieved and samples mostly lack clinopyroxene phenocrysts.
The flow is a coarse-grained, ophitic basalt containing heavily altered plagioclase and relatively unaltered clinopyroxene.