sienite


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sienite

(ˈsaɪəˌnaɪt)
n
(Minerals) igneous rock containing hornblende and feldspar
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Heavy minerals show that the sediments derived from igneous and metamorphic rocks such as granites, sienites, rhyolites, granodiorites, pegmatites, gneiss and schist; and quartz fragments mainly from plutonic rocks and medium to high grade metamorphic rocks.