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hy·per·sthen·ic

(hī'pĕr-sthen'ik),
Pertaining to or marked by hypersthenia.

hypersthenic

[hī′pərsthen′ik]
1 pertaining to a condition of excessive strength or tonicity of the body or a body part.
2 pertaining to a body type characterized by massive proportions.

hy·per·sthen·ic

(hī'pĕr-sthen'ik)
1. Pertaining to or marked by hypersthenia.
2. Pertaining to a habitus characterized by marked overdevelopment of skeletal muscle.

hypersthenic

(hī″pĕr-sthĕn′ĭk)
1. Denoting excessive strength or tension.
2. Denoting a body habitus characterized by a broad, deep thorax, short thoracic cavity, and a large abdominal cavity; a massive build.
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Essentially, they consist of augite and hypersthene (70-80%, with augite > hypersthene), and bytownite-labradorite (20-30%).
Using the electron microprobe technique, it was found that the measured value for Cr in the Smithsonian hypersthene was 0.
Relict igneous pyroxene of hypersthene composition was observed in rare gabbroic samples, whereas the later diabase dykes contain augite.
Hypersthene is faintly coloured and pleochroic from pale green to pale reddish brown.
Petrological studies of lava flows show several varieties of andesites and dacites, which include hypersthene, hornblende, lamprobolite andesites and hornblende biotite dacite.