Keywords

Tonalite



Keyword Definition

Granitoid consisting of quartz and intermediate plagioclase, usually with biotite and amphibole. Includes rocks defined modally in QAPF field 5; ratio of plagioclase to total feldspar is greater than 0.9.

LeMaitre et al. 2002

See Also: plagiogranite, trondhjemite

Parents: Granitoid (126)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]



Hierarchical classification

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

Children

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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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