Eucrite

What is Eucrite?

Eucrite meaning in Planetary Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
A common class of achondrite meteorites composed of pigeonite and plagioclase. These meteorites formed as basaltic flows on a parent body, probably asteroid 4 Vesta. (Data collected by NASA’s Dawn Mission, in orbit around Vesta from 2011-2012, strengthed the association between Vesta and eucrite meteorites.)

 

reference: Planetary Science Research. PSRD Discoveries