Maskelynite definition

(mineralogy) A glassy phase found in some meteorites and impact craters, typically similar in composition to plagioclase feldspar.
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Noun

Singular:
maskelynite
Plural:
maskelynites

Origin of maskelynite

  • M H N Story-Maskelyne, British geologist, and -ite.

    From Wiktionary