impactite

noun

im·​pact·​ite
ˈimˌpakˌtīt
plural -s
: a glassy object produced by fusion of rock or meteoritic fragments by the heat developed from the impact of a meteorite on the earth's surface

Word History

Etymology

impact entry 2 + -ite

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“Impactite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impactite. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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