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eucrite

[ yoo-krahyt ]
/ ˈyu kraɪt /
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noun Petrography.
a basic gabbro consisting mainly of bytownite and augite.
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Origin of eucrite

1895–1900; <German Eukrit<Greek eúkritos readily chosen, equivalent to eu-eu- + kritós separated (verbid of krī́nein)
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