Definitions for "Augite"
A variety of pyroxene, usually of a black or dark green color, occurring in igneous rocks, such as basalt; -- also used instead of the general term pyroxene.
A variety of the mineral pyroxene containing aluminum. Usually black or dark green, occurring in igneous rock such as basalt. Sometimes used to refer to any pyroxene.
(aw' gite) - A common mineral of the pyroxene group with the complex formula, Ca(Mg,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)2O6.