Definitions

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  • n. A mineral occurring in triclinic crystals approaching pyroxene in angle, and of a greenish black color. It is a silicate of iron, manganese, and lime.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mineral occurring in triclinic crystals approaching pyroxene in angle, and of a greenish black color. It is a silicate of iron, manganese, and lime.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vitreous dark-green or black mineral of the pyroxene group, occurring in small brilliant triclinic crystals in beds of magnetic iron ore and in veins of quartz and feldspar. It is a silicate of iron, manganese, and calcium.

Etymologies

Named for Dr. Babbington (Wiktionary)

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