Simple Lithology

monzodioritic rock

definition Phaneritic crystalline igneous rock consisting of sodic plagioclase (An0 to An50), alkali feldspar, hornblende and biotite, with or without pyroxene, and 0 to 10 percent feldspathoid or 0 to 20 percent quartz in the QAPF fraction. Plagioclase to total feldspar ratio in the QAPF fraction is between 0.65 and 0.9. Includes rocks defined modally in QAPF field 9, 9' and 9* as monzodiorite, foid-beaing monzodiorite, and quartz monzodiorite. more like this
narrower foid bearing monzodiorite
broader monzodioritic rock
broader monzodioritic rock
quartz monzodiorite
broader monzodioritic rock
source This vocabulary; LeMaitre et al. 2002 more like this
broader dioritoid
narrower monzodioritic rock
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is primary topic of monzodioritic rock