granitization

noun
gran·​it·​iza·​tion | \ ˌgranə̇tə̇ˈzāshən, -tˌīˈz- \
plural -s

Definition of granitization

1 : the development of granite from other rocks rich in alkalies, silica, and alumina by selective fusion or metasomatism
2 : the condition of having developed by granitization

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“Granitization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/granitization. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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