[ kamp-tuh-nahyt ]
/ ˈkæmp təˌnaɪt /
a lamprophyric rock occurring in dikes and composed of labradorite, pyroxene, sodic hornblende and olivine.
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<German (1887), named after Campton, New Hampshire; see -ite1
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