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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