sudburite

noun
sud·​bur·​ite | \ ˈsədbəˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of sudburite

: a basic hypersthene-bearing basalt composed of bytownite, hypersthene, augite, and magnetite, often vesicular, and sometimes somewhat metamorphosed

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History and Etymology for sudburite

from Sudbury district, Ontario, Canada + English -ite

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“Sudburite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sudburite. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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