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Origin of sanidine
OTHER WORDS FROM sanidinesan·i·din·ic [san-i-din-ik], /ˌsæn ɪˈdɪn ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sanidine
They are rich in leucite, but contain also some sanidine and often much nepheline with hauyne or nosean.
It is remarkable for the large crystals of sanidine (glassy felspar) which it contains, and has a rude columnar structure.
They are of trachytic appearance, containing phenocysts of sanidine, leucite, augite and biotite.
(c.) Phonolite (Clinkstone) is a trachytic rock, composed essentially of sanidine, nepheline, and augite or hornblende.
Sanidine, san′i-din, n. a clear glassy variety of orthoclase.