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Granophyric granite

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A granite exhibiting granophyric texture.


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Classification of Granophyric graniteHide

Granite is in section 3 of the QAPF diagram.

Sub-divisions of Granophyric graniteHide

Mineralogy of Granophyric graniteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Feldspar > Alkali FeldsparFeldspar Group minerals rich in Potassium or Sodium.
Feldspar > PlagioclaseA petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.
Silica > QuartzSiO2

Synonyms of Granophyric graniteHide

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