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Definition of fassaite

fassaite
Pyrgom Pyr"gom, n. [Gr. ? a place furnished with towers, fr. ? a tower.] (Min.) A variety of pyroxene; -- called also fassaite.
Fassaite
Fassaite Fas"sa*ite, n. (Min.) A variety of pyroxene, from the valley of Fassa, in the Tyrol.

Meaning of fassaite from wikipedia

- F****aite is a variety of augite with a very low iron content, Ca(Mg,Fe,Al)(Si,Al) 2O 6. It is named after the F****a Valley, Italy. It is thought to be...
- brown or black) luster. It was named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1792. F****aite Handbook of Mineralogy Augite on Mindat.org Webmineral data for Augite...
- Freibergite Freieslebenite ****uchilite Varieties that are not valid species: F****aite (variety of augite) Ferrocolumbite (synonym of columbite-(Fe)) Ferrotantalite...
- angrites. It is almost completely made from a rare form of pyroxene called f****aite. This makes it more like a pyroxenite than the typical angrite, which is...
- once-melted (igneous) CAIs that crystallized Al-, Ti-rich calcic pyroxene (f****aite) containing Ti 3+ The substantial Ti 3+ in these pyroxenes indicates highly...
- volcano. Other minerals occurring in the rock include sanidine, andradite, f****aite, leucite and hauyne. Cabri, L., Fleischer, M., and Pabst, A. (1981) New...
- found at Lascar include anorthite, augite bordering on diopside, bronzite, f****aite, forsterite, hypersthene, pigeonite and more. The rocks of Lascar belong...
- pyroxene-bearing systems, such as acmite, Titanium-bearing pyroxene, and f****aite, in order to understand the genesis of nephelinitic magma. He also devoted...
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