foyaite

noun
foya·​ite | \ ˈfȯi(y)əˌīt, ˈfōyə- \
plural -s

Definition of foyaite

1 : a coarse-grained hornblende-nepheline-syenite rock
2 : a nephelite-syenite rock with trachytoid texture

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Other Words from foyaite

foyaitic \ ¦⸗⸗¦itik \ adjective

History and Etymology for foyaite

German foyait, from Foya (La Foia), mountain in Algarve province, Portugal + German -it -ite

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“Foyaite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foyaite. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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