Definition of octahedrite
1 : anatase
2 : an iron meteorite having plates of kamacite with narrow selvages of taenite and interstitial plessite constituting a very intimate mixture of kamacite and taenite — compare widmannstaetten figures
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Origin and Etymology of octahedrite
French octaédrite, from octaèdre octahedron (from Greek oktaedron) + -ite
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