noun ric·o·let·ta·ite \ˌrikəˈletəˌīt\

Definition of ricolettaite



  1. :  an igneous rock that is a basic granogabbro composed of anorthite, some orthoclase, and pyroxene with accessory biotite, olivine, and magnetite

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Origin and Etymology of ricolettaite

Ricoletta, locality in Tyrol + English -ite

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