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

DEFINITION
  • Igneous rock in which the framework of the rock consists of individual crystals that can be discerned with the unaided eye. Bounding grain size is on the order of 32 to 100 microns. Igneous rocks with 'exotic' composition are excluded from this concept.
DESCRIPTION
  • Igneous rock in which the framework of the rock consists of individual crystals that can be discerned with the unaided eye. Bounding grain size is on the order of 32 to 100 microns. Igneous rocks with 'exotic' composition are excluded from this concept.
IDENTIFIER
  • phaneriticIgneousRock
TITLE
  • phaneritic igneous rock
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/phaneriticIgneousRock
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