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Coarse-grained ("plutonic") crystalline igneous rock

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Coarse-grained crystalline normal igneous rock. Coarse grained usually means >2mm, easily visible to the naked eye. In many classification systems these are termed "plutonic" and are usually intrusive.


Classification of Coarse-grained ("plutonic") crystalline igneous rock

RockIgneous rockNormal crystalline igneous rockCoarse-grained ("plutonic") crystalline igneous rock

The QAPF diagram breaks coarse-grained crystalline igneous rocks down into 15 groups.

Sub-divisions of Coarse-grained ("plutonic") crystalline igneous rock

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