A variety of pyroxene of olive-green color passing into brown. It contains zinc.
Origin: Named after Thomas Jefferson
a variety of pyroxene of olive-green color passing into brown. It contains zinc
Origin: [Named after Thomas Jefferson.]
Jeffersonite is a dark green pyroxene mineral, a manganese zinc enriched variety of augite, sometimes compared to aegirine. Jeffersonite is not a recognized mineral name. It occurs in pegmatites where it can form crystals up to 30 cm long and in the contact metamorphic zone between limestone and various intrusive rocks. It is reported from the Sterling Hill Mine, Franklin, New Jersey, in South Australia and Sweden.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jef′er-son-īt, n. a greenish-black variety of pyroxene. [Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826.]
The numerical value of jeffersonite in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of jeffersonite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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