An intrusion of the continental crust subject to anatexis

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  • Leucogranite — In geology, leucogranites are amongst the youngest intrusions related to anatexis of continental crust anywhere in the world. Leucogranites are commonly found in deformed metapelitic/metagraywacke sequences that have been thrusted over basements… …   Wikipedia

  • Leucogranite — En géologie, les leucogranites sont parmi les plus jeunes roches intrusives sur terre liées au phénomène d anatexie dans la croûte continentale. On les trouve le plus souvent dans les séquences de grauwacke qui ont été basculées durant les… …   Wikipédia en Français

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