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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An achondritic meteoritic rock consisting chiefly of pigeonite and anorthite

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name proposed by Rose for all massive anorthite-augite rocks, similar to Zirkel's designation corsite for those composed of anorthite and hornblende.


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


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