norite

noun
nor·​ite | \ˈnȯˌrīt\
plural -s

Definition of norite 

: a variety of gabbro consisting of a granular aggregate of basic plagioclase, orthorhombic pyroxene, and usually some magnetite

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Other Words from norite

noritic \ (ˈ)nȯ¦ritik \ adjective

History and Etymology for norite

Norwegian norit, from Norge Norway + Norwegian -it -ite

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