schönfelsite

noun
schön·fels·ite | \ˈshōnˌfelˌzīt, ˈshə(r)n-\
plural -s

Definition of schönfelsite 

: a feldspar-free basalt with phenocrysts of olivine and augite in a dense groundmass of titanomagnetite, orthorhombic pyroxene, apatite, interstitial brown glass, and traces of basic plagioclase

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History and Etymology for schönfelsite

German schönfelsit, from Altschönfels, Saxony, Germany + German -it -ite

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