Definition of minverite in English:

minverite

noun

Geology
  • A type of basic intrusive rock found chiefly in Cornwall, which is an altered dolerite rich in albite and brown hornblende, also containing angite and other minerals.

Origin

Early 20th century. From the name of St Minver, the village in Cornwall, England, where the rock was first found + -ite.

Pronunciation

minverite

/ˈmɪnvərʌɪt/