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  • Granoblastic — is an anhedral phaneritic equi granular metamorphic rock texture. Granoblastic texture is typical of quartzite, marble and other non foliated metamorphic rocks without porphyroblasts. Characteristics defining granoblastic texture include: grains… …   Wikipedia

  • granoblastic — gran·o·blas·tic …   English syllables

  • granoblastic — |granō|blastik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary grano + blastic; originally formed as German granoblastisch of a rock : having a texture in which the fragments are irregular and angular and appear like a mosaic under the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Metamorphic rock — Metamorphic redirects here. For other uses, see Metamorphic (disambiguation). Quartzite, a form of metamorphic rock, from the Museum of Geology at University of Tartu collection. Metamorphic rock is the transformation of an existing rock type,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pentlandite — Infobox mineral name = Pentlandite boxwidth = caption = formula = iron nickel sulfide:(Fe,Ni)9S8 color = Yellowish bronze habit = Hexoctahedral rare; massive to granular system = Isometric cleavage = absent octahedral parting fracture =… …   Wikipedia

  • Migmatite — Ptygmatic folding in migmatite Migmatite on the coast of Saa …   Wikipedia

  • Granulite — Granulites are fine to medium–grained metamorphic rocks that have experienced high temperatures of metamorphism, composed mainly of feldspars sometimes associated with quartz and anhydrous ferromagnesian minerals, with granoblastic texture and… …   Wikipedia

  • Restite — is the residual material left at the site of melting during the in place production of granite through intense metamorphism.Generally, restite is composed of a predominance of mafic minerals because these are harder to melt (see Bowen s reaction… …   Wikipedia

  • List of rock textures — This page is intended to be a list of rock textural and morphological terms. A * Adcumulate * Agglomeritic * Adamantine a type of lustre * Amygdaloidal * Anhedral * Antitaxial veins * Aphanitic * Aplitic; aplite * Augen textured gneiss *… …   Wikipedia

  • гранобластическая структура (метаморфической породы) — — [ russkiy slovar neftegazovoy promyishlennosti/] Тематики нефтегазовая промышленность EN granoblastic texture …   Справочник технического переводчика

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