andrite

noun
an·​drite | \ ˈanˌdrīt \
plural -s

Definition of andrite

: a meteorite composed essentially of augite with a little olivine and troilite

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First Known Use of andrite

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for andrite

probably erroneously for angrite

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“Andrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/andrite. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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