foyaite

noun foya·ite \ˈfȯi(y)əˌīt, ˈfōyə-\

Definition of foyaite

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a coarse-grained hornblende-nepheline-syenite rock

  2. 2 :  a nephelite-syenite rock with trachytoid texture

foyaitic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of foyaite

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


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