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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In petrography, a phaneric igneous rock with granular texture, consisting of augite and orthoclase, with or without olivin, and small quantities of nephelite, soda-lite, etc. A rock related to syenite but rich in augite.


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