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Origin of syenite
OTHER WORDS FROM syenitesy·e·nit·ic [sahy-uh-nit-ik], /ˌsaɪ əˈnɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for syenite
Syenite is a crystalline compound of a potash-felspar and hornblende, and quartz is frequently present.Geology|James Geikie
The obelisks of the Pharaohs are made of red granite called Syenite.
The Syenite granite was very hard, and capable of taking a high polish.
Of those standing, twenty-seven are made of Syenite granite.
In the neighbourhood are the renowned quarries of red granite called Syenite or Syenitic stone.