augitophyre

noun
au·​git·​o·​phyre | \ ȯˈjitəˌfī(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of augitophyre

: a porphyritic rock with augite phenocrysts in a groundmass of potash feldspar

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History and Etymology for augitophyre

International Scientific Vocabulary augite + -o- + -phyre

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“Augitophyre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/augitophyre. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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