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  • n. phonolite

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An igneous rock of feldspathic composition, lamellar in structure, and clinking under the hammer. See phonolite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as phonolite.


clink +‎ stone, from the metallic sound when it is hit. (Wiktionary)


  • The crater appears to be composed of a hard grey clinkstone, much fissured; but lower down the mountain, the rock is softer, and has a bluish tinge.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago


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