myrmekite

noun myr·me·kite \ˈmərməˌkīt\

Definition of myrmekite

plural

-s

  1. :  an intergrowth of vermicular quartz and feldspar (as oligoclase) formed during the later stages in the consolidation of an igneous rock

myrmekitic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of myrmekite

German myrmekit, from Greek myrmēkia anthill, wart (from myrmēk- myrmec-) + German -it -ite


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