allochetite

noun al·lo·chet·ite \ˌaləˈketˌīt\

Definition of allochetite

plural

-s

  1. :  a porphyritic dike rock containing phenocrysts of labradorite, orthoclase, titanaugite, and nepheline in a dense groundmass of feldspar, augite, and hornblende

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Origin and Etymology of allochetite

German allochetit, from Allochet valley, Tyrol, Austria + German -it -ite


First Known Use: 1913


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