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Concept

Preferred Label

granite

URI
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/lithology/granite
Within Vocab
Simple Lithology
Preferred Label granite
Definition Phaneritic crystalline rock consisting of quartz, alkali feldspar and plagioclase (typically sodic) in variable amounts, usually with biotite and/or hornblende. Includes rocks defined modally in QAPF Field 3.
Broader granitoid
Narrower monzogranite
syenogranite

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