amphoterite

noun am·phot·er·ite \-ˌrīt\

Definition of amphoterite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of amphoterite

Greek amphoteros + English -ite


First Known Use: 1883


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