navite

navite

[′nā‚vīt]
(mineralogy)
A porphyritic basalt containing phenocrysts of altered olivine, augite, and basic plagioclase in a groundmass of labradorite and augite.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He cited how the insurgency has turned away tourists and stunted the development in the countryside, including his navite Bukidnon and other parts of Mindanao.
He complains about the obscurity of dictionary definitions, citing NAVITE in Webster's Third and KOPHOBELEMNONIDAE in Funk & Wagnalls.