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eucrite Syllabification: eu·crite
Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞okrīt/

Definition of eucrite in English:


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.


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

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