impactite

noun
im·​pact·​ite | \ ˈimˌpakˌtīt \
plural -s

Definition of impactite

: 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

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History and Etymology for impactite

impact entry 2 + -ite

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“Impactite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impactite. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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