Definition of indochinite in English:

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indochinite

Pronunciation: /ˌɪndəʊˈtʃʌɪnʌɪt/

noun

Geology
A tektite from the strewn field in Indo-China.
Example sentences
  • They are mostly not display quality, but just good average Indochinite tektite specimens.
  • There are several varieties known to science; the one included is an ‘Indochinite‘.
  • the most interesting of the tektites from the Indochinite strewnfield are those that come from the Philippine Islands.

Origin

1940s: from Indo-China + -ite1.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: indo|chin|ite

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