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Geology. On average, the upper continental crust has the same composition as granodiorite. Granodiorite is a plutonic igneous rock, formed by an intrusion of silica ...

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Granodiorite - Igneous Rock Types - About.com Education

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Granodiorite differs from diorite by the presence of quartz, and the predominance of plagioclase over alkali feldspar distinguishes it from granite.

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Granodiorite, medium- to coarse-grained rock that is among the most abundant intrusive igneous rocks. It contains quartz and is distinguished from granite by its ...

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The Project area contains four principal gold bearing quartz veins that were previously mined via shallow open pits within granodiorite host rocks.

Geologic units containing granodiorite - USGS

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Alabama Hissop Granite (Precambrian to Paleozoic) Hissop Granite - mesocratic to leucocratic, strongly lineated granite to granodiorite. Kowaliga Gneiss (Precambrian ...

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Diorite is a relatively rare rock; source localities include Leicestershire (one name for microdiorite—markfieldite—exists due to the rock's being found in the ...

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Granodiorite is an intrusive igneous rock similar to granite, but contains more plagioclase than potassium feldspar. It usually contains abundant biotite mica and ...

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noun 1. a coarse-grained acid igneous rock containing almost twice as much plagioclase as orthoclase: intermediate in composition between granite and diorite

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Wikipedia. Etymology . From granite +‎ diorite. Noun . granodiorite ‎(plural granodiorites) (petrology) An intrusive igneous rock similar to granite ...