granodiorite

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noun grano·di·o·rite \ˌgra-nō-ˈdī-ə-ˌrīt\

Definition of granodiorite

  1. :  a granular intrusive quartzose igneous rock intermediate between granite and quartz-containing diorite with plagioclase predominant over orthoclase

granodioritic

play \ˌgra-nō-ˌdī-ə-ˈri-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of granodiorite

1893


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