Definition of Orthopyroxene. Meaning of Orthopyroxene. Synonyms of Orthopyroxene

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- and those that crystallize in the orthorhombic system are known as orthopyroxenes. The name pyroxene is derived from the Ancient Gr**** words for fire...
- hypersthene, although this name has been formally abandoned and replaced by orthopyroxene. When determined petrographically or chemically the composition is given...
- Charnockite ( /ˈtʃɑːrnəkaɪt/) is applied to any orthopyroxene-bearing quartz-feldspar rock, formed at high temperature and pressure, commonly found in...
- contain large crystals of orthopyroxene with distinctive compositions. These are the so-called high-alumina orthopyroxene megacrysts (HAOM). HAOM are...
- poikilitic feldspar with comparable sizes to the anorthosite base layer) and orthopyroxene oikocrysts. This layer is terminated by a sharp footwall contact. In...
- pyroxene-hornblende facies is orthopyroxene. The granulite facies is characterized by the following mineral ****emblages: In metabasites: orthopyroxene + clinopyroxene...
- augite is limited by a miscibility gap between it and pigeonite and orthopyroxene: when occurring with either of these other pyroxenes, the calcium content...
- labradorite, orthopyroxene, and olivine. The name norite is derived from Norge, the Norwegian name for Norway. Norite also known as orthopyroxene gabbro. Norite...
- quartz, antiperthite (or perthite), orthopyroxene (usually hypersthene) and magnetite, and is equivalent to an orthopyroxene bearing tonalite. It is named for...
- amphiboles. Both clinopyroxene and orthopyroxene may be present, and in fact, the coexistence of clino- and orthopyroxene in a metabasite (metamorphed basalt)...
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