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Granitoid

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A granitoid is a coarse grained igneous rock composed mostly of quartz, Kspar (alkali-feldspar) and plagioclase), with 20-60% quartz on the QAPF diagram. most commonly granite and granodiorite.


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Classification of GranitoidHide

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Mineralogy of GranitoidHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Feldspar > Alkali FeldsparFeldspar Group minerals rich in Potassium or Sodium.
Feldspar > PlagioclaseA petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.

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