An igneous rock consisting chiefly of pyroxenes.(noun)
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Use "pyroxenite" in a sentence
"The phlogopite mica of Canada occurs in pyroxenite dikes."
"Chromite is a common minor constituent of basic igneous rocks of the peridotite and pyroxenite type."
"The main mineralized body dominantly consists of oxide-bearing pyroxenite and peridotite, and massive and semi-massive iron and titanium oxide."