Mafic



[maf-ik] /ˈmæf ɪk/

adjective, Geology.
1.
of or relating to rocks rich in dark, ferromagnesian minerals.
Compare (def 4), .
mafic
(māf’ĭk)
Relating to an igneous rock that contains a group of dark-colored minerals, composed chiefly of magnesium and iron. Compare felsic.

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