basanite

noun
bas·​a·​nite | \ ˈbasəˌnīt, -azə- \
plural -s

Definition of basanite

2 : an extrusive-igneous rock composed of plagioclase, augite, olivine, and either nephelite or leucite

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“Basanite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/basanite. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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