Simple Lithology


star this property definition Phaneritic crystalline rock consisting of intermediate plagioclase, commonly with hornblende and often with biotite or augite; colour index M less than 90, sodic plagioclase (An0-An50), no feldspathoid, and between 0 and 5 percent quartz. Includes rocks defined modally in QAPF field 10 as diorite. more like this
star this property source LeMaitre et al. 2002 more like this
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star this property broader dioritic rock
star this property narrower diorite
unstar this property in scheme simplelithology
star this property is primary topic of diorite