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PREFERRED TERM
dioritic rock  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Phaneritic crystalline rock with M less than 90, consisting of intermediate plagioclase, commonly with hornblende and often with biotite or augite. A dioritoid with a plagioclase to total feldspar ratio (in the QAPF fraction) greater than 0.9. Includes rocks defined modally in QAPF fields 10, 10' and 10*.
DESCRIPTION
  • Phaneritic crystalline rock with M less than 90, consisting of intermediate plagioclase, commonly with hornblende and often with biotite or augite. A dioritoid with a plagioclase to total feldspar ratio (in the QAPF fraction) greater than 0.9. Includes rocks defined modally in QAPF fields 10, 10' and 10*.
IDENTIFIER
  • dioriticRock
TITLE
  • dioritic rock
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/dioriticRock
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