Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The iron-rich endmember of the pyroxene group having a monoclinic crystal system.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A lime-iron variety of pyroxene, occurring in crystals and in lamellar masses of a black or blackish-green color at Tunaberg in Sweden, and elsewhere.

Etymologies

Hedenberg +‎ -ite, after M. A. Ludwig Hedenberg. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.