chassignite

noun

chas·​si·​gnite ˈsha-sᵊn-ˌyīt How to pronounce chassignite (audio)
sha-ˈsēn-
plural -s
: an achondritic meteorite of olivine and chromite compare shergottite

Word History

Etymology

German chassignit, from Chassigny, eastern France + German -it -ite

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“Chassignite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chassignite. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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