eucrite

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἐυκρινής (eukrinēs, well-distinguished) and the English suffix -ite

NounEdit

eucrite (plural eucrites)

A eucrite
  1. (geology) An achondritic meteoritic rock consisting chiefly of pigeonite and anorthite

Derived termsEdit

  • eucritic

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Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 15:34