Definición de oceanite en Inglés

oceanite

Pronunciación /ˈəʊʃ(ə)nʌɪt/ /ˈəʊsɪənʌɪt/

nombre

Geología
  • Any of various dark-coloured basalts which are very rich in olivine.

Origen

1920s; earliest use found in George Walter Tyrrell (b. 1883). From ocean + -ite, after French océanite, so called because of the abundance of such rocks on ocean islands.