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leucocratic

[loo-kuh-krat-ik] /ˌlu kəˈkræt ɪk/
adjective, Geology
1.
(of a rock) composed mainly of light-colored minerals.
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leucocratic

/ˌluːkəˈkrætɪk/
adjective
1.
(of igneous rocks) light-coloured because of a low content of ferromagnesian minerals
Word Origin
C20: from German leukokrat, from leuco- + Greek kratein to rule
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