akenobeite

noun

ak·​e·​no·​be·​ite
ˌa-kə-ˈnō-bē-ˌīt
plural -s
: a crisscross-granular leucocratic differentiation rock composed of oligoclase, orthoclase, a little biotite, and in the interstices considerable quartz

Word History

Etymology

Akenobe district, Japan, its locality + English -ite

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of akenobeite was in 1922

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“Akenobeite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/akenobeite. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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