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eucrite

Syllabification: eu·crite
Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞okrīt
 
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Definition of eucrite in English:

noun

Geology
1A highly basic form of gabbro containing anorthite or bytownite with augite.
1.1A stony meteorite that contains no chondrules and consists mainly of anorthite and augite.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Greek eukritos 'easily discerned', from eu- 'well' + kritos 'separated' (from krinein 'to separate').

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