Eucrite meaning

yukrīt
A class of rare achondritic meteorite composed of basalt and believed to have been formed in lava flows on either the moon, Mars, or an asteroid.
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(geology) An achondritic meteoritic rock consisting chiefly of pigeonite and anorthite.
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Origin of eucrite

  • From Ancient Greek ἐυκρινής (eukrinēs, “well-distinguished”) and the English suffix -ite
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