ankaratrite

noun an·ka·ra·trite \ -ä‧ˌtrīt \

Definition of ankaratrite

plural -s
:a melanocratic nephelite-basalt containing some feldspar, phenocrysts of olivine, microlites of titanaugite, and from 10 to 15 percent nephelite

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Origin and Etymology of ankaratrite

French ankaratrite, from Ankaratra mountains, Madagascar, its locality + French -ite


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