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Single Specimen of Augite (Pyroxene)

Single Specimen of Augite (Pyroxene)

Single specimen of augite. This is presented as augite crystals in an Essexite matrix. Remember all our prices include VAT & carriage within the UK.

Augite (Pyroxene) is a type of silicate mineral that is primarily composed of calcium, magnesium, and iron. It has a dark color and a prismatic shape, and often forms elongated crystals. It is a common mineral in igneous and metamorphic rocks, and is commonly found in volcanic rocks such as basalt and andesite.

It is commonly used in the field of petrology to identify and classify different rock types based on their mineral compositions.

Augite has a variety of uses, including in the production of certain types of ceramics and in the manufacture of certain types of glass.

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