from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An achondritic meteoritic rock consisting chiefly of pigeonite and anorthite
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name proposed by Rose for all massive anorthite-augite rocks, similar to Zirkel's designation corsite for those composed of anorthite and hornblende.
From Ancient Greek ἐυκρινής (eukrinēs, "well-distinguished") and the English suffix -ite (Wiktionary)