noun dam·kjern·ite \ˈdamkyə(r)ˌnīt\

Definition of damkjernite



  1. :  a melanocratic dike rock with phenocrysts of biotite, pyroxene and barkevikitic hornblende in a groundmass of pyroxene, green hornblende, olivine, magnetite, and considerable calcite

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Origin and Etymology of damkjernite

German damkjernit, from Damkjern, Telemark, Norway, where it was discovered + German -it -ite

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a brief usually trivial fact

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