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

DEFINITION
  • Exceptionally coarse grained crystalline rock with interlocking crystals; most grains are 1cm or more diameter; composition is generally that of granite, but the term may refer to the coarse grained facies of any type of igneous rock;usually found as irregular dikes, lenses, or veins associated with plutons or batholiths.

DESCRIPTION
  • Exceptionally coarse grained crystalline rock with interlocking crystals; most grains are 1cm or more diameter; composition is generally that of granite, but the term may refer to the coarse grained facies of any type of igneous rock;usually found as irregular dikes, lenses, or veins associated with plutons or batholiths.

IDENTIFIER
  • pegmatite

TITLE
  • pegmatite

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/pegmatite
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Lithology