sudburite

noun

sud·​bur·​ite
ˈsədbəˌrīt
plural -s
: a basic hypersthene-bearing basalt composed of bytownite, hypersthene, augite, and magnetite, often vesicular, and sometimes somewhat metamorphosed

Word History

Etymology

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 4 Mar. 2024.

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