Keyword Definition

Phaneritic crystalline igneous rock consisting of quartz, alkali feldspar and/or plagioclase. Includes rocks defined modally in QAPF fields 2, 3, 4 and 5 as alkali feldspar granite, granite, granodiorite or tonalite.

LeMaitre et al. 2002

Parents: Acidic igneous rock (2); Phaneritic igneous rock (189)

Children: Alkali feldspar granite (4); Granite (125); Granodiorite (127); Tonalite (255)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

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


Alkali feldspar (granite) | Granite | Granodiorite | Tonalite

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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