Phonolite



[fohn-l-ahyt] /ˈfoʊn lˌaɪt/

noun
1.
a fine-grained volcanic rock composed chiefly of alkali feldspar and nepheline, some varieties of which split into pieces that ring on being struck.
/ˈfəʊnəˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a fine-grained volcanic igneous rock consisting of alkaline feldspars and nepheline
n.

a kind of volcanic rock that rings when struck, c.1830, literally “sounding stone,” from phono- + -lite. Based on German klingstein.

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