navite

noun na·vite \ˈnāˌvīt\

Definition of navite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral consisting of a coarse-grained olivine-basalt with phenocrysts of altered olivine and a little augite and basic plagioclase in a holocrystalline groundmass of labradorite and augite

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Origin and Etymology of navite

German navit, from Latin Nava Nahe river, Germany + German -it -ite


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