am·​phot·​er·​ite | \ -ˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of amphoterite

: a meteorite consisting essentially of olivine and bronzite with minor amounts of iron sulfide and metal

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First Known Use of amphoterite

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphoterite

Greek amphoteros + English -ite

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“Amphoterite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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