leptite

noun
lep·​tite | \ ˈlepˌtīt \
plural -s

Definition of leptite

: a mineral consisting of a fine-grained leucocratic metamorphic rock that is composed essentially of quartz and feldspar sometimes along with dark minerals

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History and Etymology for leptite

International Scientific Vocabulary lept- + -ite

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“Leptite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leptite. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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