monzonite

noun
mon·​zo·​nite | \ män-ˈzō-ˌnīt How to pronounce monzonite (audio) , ˈmän-zə- How to pronounce monzonite (audio) \

Definition of monzonite

: a granular igneous rock composed of plagioclase and orthoclase in about equal quantities usually together with augite and biotite

First Known Use of monzonite

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monzonite

French, from Mount Monzoni, Italy

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