Foidolite ( //) is a rare coarse-grained intrusive igneous rock in which more than 60% (by volume) of light-coloured minerals are feldspathoids. Crystals of alkali feldspar, plagioclase, biotite, amphibole, pyroxene, and/or olivine may be present within the rock. The volcanic equivalents are termed foidite and phonolitic or tephritic foidites.
Some foidolites are a potential source of aluminium.
- Foidolite (at University of Manitoba) - Retrieved 2009-05-15
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