[ fel-sahyt ]
/ ˈfɛl saɪt /
a dense, fine-grained, igneous rock consisting typically of feldspar and quartz, both of which may appear as phenocrysts.
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OTHER WORDS FROM felsitefel·sit·ic [fel-sit-ik] /fɛlˈsɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for felsite
The stones themselves were felsite, which abounds in the locality.
We found, besides, a few cores of felsite and some shapeless flakes and several fragments of large metates.
British Dictionary definitions for felsite
/ (ˈfɛlsaɪt) /
any fine-grained igneous rock consisting essentially of quartz and feldspar
Derived forms of felsitefelsitic (fɛlˈsɪtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for felsite
C18: fels(par) + -ite 1
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Scientific definitions for felsite
[ fĕl′sīt′ ]
A fine-grained, light-colored igneous rock, consisting mainly of feldspar and quartz.
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