Definition of Nephelinites
1. nephelinite [n] - See also: nephelinite
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Literary usage of Nephelinites
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"As a group, also, these rocks have a low specific gravity. (JSF) nephelinites. The group of effusive rocks which contains nepheline with plagioclase felspar ..."
2. The Uganda Protectorate: An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1902)
"... consist of nephelinites, but in some of them the nepheline, both as phenocrysts and in the ground-mass, is partially or wholly replaced by melilite. ..."
3. A Summary of Progress in Petrography. in 1887-1896 by William Shirley Bayley, William Herbert Hobbs (1893)
"... Ley are all nephelinites. Some of the rocks of Selberg are feldspathic basalts, and nepheline basalts, the latter with leucite crystals altered to ..."
4. Biographical Memoirs by National Academy Of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences Staff, Caroline K. McEuen (1980)
"... thus develop by fractional crystallization ... a series of differentiates which may be referred to as simplified melilite nephelinites, ..."
5. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1907)
"The list of analyses shows that they are mostly nephelinites and nephelite-basalts in common parlance, all belonging to the lenic orders, and that most of ..."