What does ijolite mean?

Definitions for ijolite
ijo·lite

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ijolite.


Did you actually mean isolate or isolated?

Wiktionary

  1. ijolitenoun

    A rare igneous rock consisting essentially of nepheline and augite.

    Etymology: Derived from the first syllable of the words Ii-vaara, Iijoki, etc., common as geographical names in Finland, and λίθος.

Freebase

  1. Ijolite

    Ijolite, is an igneous rock consisting essentially of nepheline and augite. Ijolite is a rare rock type of considerable importance from a mineralogical and petrological standpoint. It occurs in various parts of the Kainuu-region, northeast-Finland and in the Kola Peninsula in northwest Russia on the shores of the White Sea. The pyroxene is morphic, yellow or green, and is surrounded by formless areas of nepheline. The accessory minerals are apatite, cancrinite, calcite, titanite and iivaarite, a dark-brown titaniferous variety of melanite-garnet. This rock is the plutonic and holo-crystalline analogue of the nephelinites and nepheline-dolerites; it bears the same relation to them as the nepheline syenites have to the phonolites. It is worth mentioning that a leucite-augite rock, resembling ijolite except in containing leucite in place of nepheline, is known to occur at Shonkin Creek, near Fort Benton, Montana, and has been called missourite.

How to pronounce ijolite?

How to say ijolite in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ijolite in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ijolite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of ijolite

  1. ijolite


Translations for ijolite

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for ijolite »

Translation

Find a translation for the ijolite definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these ijolite definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "ijolite." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 19 Jan. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/ijolite>.

    Are we missing a good definition for ijolite? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    someone who takes the place of another person
    • A. greedy
    • B. alternate
    • C. obnoxious
    • D. noninvasive

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for ijolite: