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teschenite

[tesh-uh-nahyt]
noun
  1. a coarse-grained igneous rock consisting of plagioclase, olivine, and augite.
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Origin of teschenite

1865–70; Teschen (German name of Czech Tešín, town in the Czech Republic) + -ite1
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Historical Examples

  • Many diabases, especially those of the teschenite sub-group, are filled with zeolites.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3

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