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indochinite Syllabification: in·do·chin·ite
Pronunciation: /ˌindōˈCHīˌnīt/

Definition of indochinite in English:


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.


1940s: from Indo-China + -ite1.

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