Definition of Pigeonite

1. Noun. (minerology) any monoclinic pyroxene that is a mixed calcium, magnesium and ferrous silicate ¹



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Definition of Pigeonite

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pigeonite

pigeonfoot
pigeongram
pigeongrams
pigeonhawk
pigeonhawks
pigeonhole
pigeonhole principle
pigeonholeable
pigeonholed
pigeonholer
pigeonholers
pigeonholes
pigeonholing
pigeonholings
pigeoning
pigeonite (current term)
pigeonites
pigeonless
pigeonlike
pigeonries
pigeonry
pigeons
pigeontoed
pigeonwing
pigeonwings
pigface
pigfaces
pigfeed
pigfeeds
pigfish

Literary usage of Pigeonite

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1. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1903)
"Another peculiarity of pigeonite is that in it the optic angle seems to be ... These characters of pigeonite can hardly be due to the manganese content, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The latter include the howard- ites and eucrites, but the eucrites may be excluded as they contain more of the clinopyroxene (pigeonite) than the ..."

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