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teschenite

[tesh-uh-nahyt] /ˈtɛʃ əˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a coarse-grained igneous rock consisting of plagioclase, olivine, and augite.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; Teschen (German name of Czech Tešín, town in the Czech Republic) + -ite1
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