larvikite

noun lar·vik·ite \ˈlärviˌkīt\
variants: or

laurvikite

\ˈlau̇(ə)rv-\

Definition of larvikite

plural

-s

  1. :  an alkali-syenite rock composed chiefly of cryptoperthite or anorthoclase in rhombic crystals and widely used as an ornamental building stone

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Origin and Etymology of larvikite

German larvikit, from Larvik, Norway, its locality + German -it -ite


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