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NaFe(SiO3)2 A brown or green clinopyroxene occurring in alkali-rich igneous rocks. Also known as aegirite.
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P-310: (Easting 428849, Northing 4896313) Light grey, hypidiomorphic-granular, medium grained, aegerine
and riebeckite-bearing (~ 5%), syenite.
Here men sell crystals (aegerine
, smoky quartz and amazonite, all perilously mined locally) and helichrysum--the yellow everlasting flowers, found throughout the plateau.
The rough, tan-colored crystals to 2.4 cm occur on microcline with aegerine
(for which the locality is already famous).