Keywords

Granite



Keyword 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.

LeMaitre et al. 2002

See Also: charnockite

Parents: Granitoid (126)

Children: Monzogranite (167); Syenogranite (248)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]



Hierarchical classification

Sample >> Lithosphere >> Rock >> Whole >> Rock >> Igneous >> Acidic >> Granitoid >> Granite

Children

Monzogranite | Syenogranite


Category: Analysed material

The different kinds of sample material collected in the field have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “till”, “soil”, “vegetation”. Taken from the “Sample_Types_SHARED” database table.


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