from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A compact feldspathic rock; felsite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A compact feldspathic rock; felsite. See felsite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given in 1819 by D'Aubuisson to a rock described by him as being a fine-grained, homogeneous granite, consisting mainly of feldspar (the other ingredients being intimately mingled with the feldspar, as if fused with it), having a hardness a little less than that of quartz, and being partly fusible before the blowpipe.


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