Contact Type

igneous intrusive contact

definition An intrusive contact between a younger igneous rock and an older, pre-existing geological unit into which it has been intruded. more like this
source Neuendorf, K.K.E, Mehl, J.P. & Jackson, J.A. (eds), 2005. Glossary of geology, 5th Edition. American Geological Institute, Alexandria, 779 p. more like this
broader lithogenetic contact
narrower igneous intrusive contact
in scheme contacttype
is primary topic of igneous intrusive contact