adjective see nephelinite

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  • nephelinite — nephelinitic /nef euh leuh nit ik/, adj. /nef euh leuh nuyt /, n. Petrog. a fine grained, dark rock of volcanic origin, essentially a basalt containing nepheline but no feldspar and little or no olivine. [1860 65; NEPHELINE + ITE1] * * * ▪ lava… …   Universalium

  • nephelinite — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1863 a silica deficient igneous rock having nepheline as the predominant mineral • nephelinitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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