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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A variety of pyroxene; diopside.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A variety of pyroxene, from the Mussa Alp in Piedmont; diopside.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of pyroxene of a greenish-white color. Also called alalite and, more commonly, diopside.

Etymologies

Mussa +‎ -ite, since it comes from the Mussa Alp in Piedmont. (Wiktionary)

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