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Nephelinite



[nef-uh-luh-nahyt] /ˈnɛf ə ləˌnaɪt/

noun, Petrography.
1.
a fine-grained, dark rock of volcanic origin, essentially a basalt containing but no feldspar and little or no olivine.
/ˈnɛfɪlɪˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a fine-grained basic laval rock consisting of pyroxene and nepheline

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