A Few Minerals That Contain Pyroxene Thoughtco
Feb 27, 2019 Augite. DEA R. APPIANI Getty Images. Augite is the most common pyroxene, and its formula is Ca,Na Mg,Fe,Al,Ti Si,Al 2 O 6. Augite is usually black, with stubby crystals. It is a common primary mineral in basalt, gabbro and peridotite and a high-temperature metamorphic mineral in gneiss and schist.