\\ˈakˌmīt\ noun (-s)
Etymology: German achmit, from Greek akmē + German -it -ite
: a mineral consisting of a brown or green silicate of sodium and iron NaFe(SiO3)2 belonging to the pyroxene group and often found in long prismatic crystals characteristically pointed (hardness 6-6.5, specific gravity 3.50-3.55) — called also aegirite

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