Phonolite Photos          

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Phonolite 
last edited:  11/15/16    number of photos:  2
Phonolite is a fine-grained, extrusive igneous rock
whose primary mineral content is a sodium feldspar
(albite) or sanidine. 
If the magma had cooled slower and formed larger grains,
it would have been a nepheline syenite.


photos
phonolite:  1  2

 

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