alboranite

noun
al·bo·ran·ite | \ ˌal-bə-ˈra-ˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of alboranite 

: a hypersthene-basalt having a porphyritic texture and containing phenocrysts of labradorite but no olivine

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First Known Use of alboranite

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alboranite

German alboranit, from Alborán island, Spain, its locality + German -it, -ite

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