arapahite

noun arap·a·hite \ əˈrapəˌhīt \

Definition of arapahite

plural -s
:a basic basalt rock containing bytownite, augite, over 50 percent of magnetite, and abundant apatite

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Origin and Etymology of arapahite

Arapaho + English -ite; from its discovery on land owned by Arapahos


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