Definition of Bronzite

1. n. A variety of enstatite, often having a bronzelike luster. It is a silicate of magnesia and iron, of the pyroxene family.



Definition of Bronzite

1. Noun. (minerology) A variety of enstatite, often with a bronze-like lustre. ¹

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Definition of Bronzite

1. a mineral with a bronxe texture [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bronzite

1. A variety of enstatite, often having a bronzelike luster. It is a silicate of magnesia and iron, of the pyroxene family. Origin: Cf. F. Bronzite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bronzite

bronzewing
bronzewing pigeon
bronzewing pigeons
bronzewings
bronzeworker
bronzeworkers
bronzeworking
bronzey
bronzier
bronziest
bronzify
bronzing
bronzings
bronzist
bronzists
bronzite (current term)
bronzites
bronzy
broo
brooch
brooched
brooches
brooching
broochlike
brood
brood bitch
brood capsules
brood cell
brood hen
brood parasite

Literary usage of Bronzite

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1. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1855)
"bronzite from masses of olivine in the basalt of Stempel near Marburg. VII. bronzite from a mineral resembling olivine at the Seefeld Alps in the ..."

2. A Treatise on Metamorphism by Charles Richard Van Hise (1904)
"Of course, serpentine or talc may be produced from bronzite or hypersthene, the iron separating as oxide or carbonate. One such possible alteration is ..."

3. A System of Mineralogy: Descriptive Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent by James Dwight Dana, George Jarvis Brush (1868)
"... ALMANDINE (var. of garnet) ; 4, GREEN ACTINOLITE 3, ORTHOCLASE ; 6, bronzite. 4. CRYSTALLOGRAPHY. 1. The systems of crystallization are as follows: 2. ..."

4. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1810)
"bronzite is a pale bronze-coloured stone, ... bronzite also is not fusible by the blowpipe, ... bronzite ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1904)
"Chiefly bronzite. Shalka, India. Fell November 30, 1850. (10 gr., VI. ... bronzite, Olivine and Nickel-iron, with round or round and polyhedric chondrules. ..."

6. The Study of Rocks: An Elementary Text-book of Petrology by Frank Rutley (1888)
"(9) bronzite. (10) Species of the Pyroxene Group. (11) Species of the Amphibole Group. (12) Species of the Mica Group. ..."

7. The Gabbros and Associated Rocks at Preston, Connecticut by Gerald Francis Loughlin (1912)
"The primary minerals present are labradorite (60 per cent), bronzite (22 per cent), ... bronzite, where sufficiently fresh, is recognized by its parallel ..."

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