Any of numerous generally small, rounded, dark brown to green glassy objects that are composed of silicate glass and are thought to have been formed by the impact of a meteorite with the earth's surface.
[Greek tēktos, molten (from tēkein, to melt) + -ITE1.]
tek·titic (-tĭtĭk) adj.
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