aschaffite

noun aschaf·fite \ əˈshaˌfīt \

Definition of aschaffite

plural -s
:a lamprophyric dike rock that is related to the quartz-diorites and contains phenocrysts of quartz, plagioclase, and biotite

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Origin and Etymology of aschaffite

German aschaffit, from Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany, its locality + German -it -ite


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