One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any mottled black and white nepheline-syenite that also contains oligoclase, microperthite, and biotite.
Mid 19th century. From German Miascit from Miask (now Miass), the name of a town on the river Miass in the Urals, where the rock was first obtained + -it -ite.
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