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granitoid

[gran-i-toid] /ˈgræn ɪˌtɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling or having the texture of granite.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; granite + -oid
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  • The effect of temperature on experimental and natural chemical weathering rates of granitoid rocks.
  • It is characteristically medium- to coarse-grained, of granitoid.
  • Belt related to intrusion of granitoid magmatism during regional metamorphism.
  • Several plutons of granite, quartz monzonite, and other granitoid rocks were intruded into the volcanic complex.
  • Unconformably overlies pre-Tertiary granitoid rocks.
  • They are characteristically medium- to coarse-grained, of granitoid.

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