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shergottite

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noun sher·got·tite \ˈshər-gə-ˌtīt\

Definition of shergottite

  1. :  any of a class of achondritic geologically young meteorites of feldspar and pyroxene



Origin and Etymology of shergottite

Shergotty (Sherghati), town in India


First Known Use: circa 1911


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