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OTHER WORDS FROM anorthitean·or·thit·ic [an-awr-thit-ik], /ˌæn ɔrˈθɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Rougemonite consists largely of anorthite with pyroxene as the only important ferro-magnesian constituent.Montreal 1535-1914 under the French Rgime|William Henry Atherton
Anorthite is an essential constituent of many basic igneous rocks, such as gabbro and basalt, also of some meteoric stones.
The name anorthite was given to the Vesuvian mineral by G. Rose in 1823, on account of its anorthic crystallization.
Anorthite occurs in white translucent or transparent crystals.Geology|James Geikie
Like labradorite and anorthite, it is a common constituent of basic igneous rocks, such as gabbro and basalt.