tho|lei|ite

tho|lei|ite
tho|lei|ite «THOH lee yt», noun.
a form of basalt, usually containing quartz and alkalic feldspar: »

The tholeiites represent the primary magma generated in the upper mantle beneath the oceans (Lawrence Ogden).

[< German Tholeiit < Tholei, a village in Germany + -it -ite1]

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  • lei — bod·lei·an; cis·lei·than; cy·to·lei·chus; ga·lei; gau·lei·ter; ka·lei·do·scop·ic; kam·lei·ka; lei; lei·o·lo·pis·ma; lei·o·my·o·sarcoma; lei·o·thrix; lei·ot·ri·chi; lei·ot·ri·chous; lei·poa; lei·sur·able; lei·sured; lei·sure·ful; lei·sure·less;… …   English syllables

  • tholeiite — tho·lei·ite …   English syllables

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  • li — ab·o·li·tion; ab·o·li·tion·ary; ab·o·li·tion·dom; ab·o·li·tion·ism; ab·o·li·tion·ist; ab·o·li·tion·ize; acan·tho·ceph·a·li; acan·tho·li·mon; aceph·a·li·na; acet·y·li·za·tion; acho·li; ade·lo·spon·dy·li; ae·go·li·us; ae·o·li·an·ly; ae·tha·li·oid;… …   English syllables

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