Definition of Granodiorite

1. Noun. an intrusive igneous rock similar to granite, but contains more plagioclase than potassium feldspar. ¹



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Definition of Granodiorite

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Granodiorite

grannies
granny
granny's bonnets
granny-bashing
granny annexe
granny annexes
granny dumping
granny knot
granny knots
granny panties
granny shot
granny style
grannying
granoblastic
granocentric
granodiorite (current term)
granodiorites
granodioritic
granola
granola bar
granolas
granolith
granolithic
granoliths
granophyre
granophyres
granophyric
granpappies
granpappy
grans

Literary usage of Granodiorite

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"The rock is designated, on the Sonora geological map of the United States Geological Survey, granodiorite, but it is not a typical example of that rock. ..."

2. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1909)
"... furnishing the granite-rhyolite group of rocks; less often, B, chiefly calci-alkalic feldspars, characterizing the granodiorite (quartz-monzonite) ..."

3. The Differentiation of a Secondary Magma Trough Gravitative Adjustment by Reginald Aldworth Daly (1906)
"In every case the contact surface dips away from the granodiorite, ... On the north side of the granodiorite a section of the domed roof of the magma ..."

4. Igneous Rocks and Their Origin by Reginald Aldworth Daly (1914)
"Time Relations of the Granite, Diorite, and granodiorite Clans. —Yet, for some of the clans, nature has varied the accent in the record of earth history. ..."

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