batholite


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Noun1.batholite - large mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth
granite - plutonic igneous rock having visibly crystalline texture; generally composed of feldspar and mica and quartz
igneous rock - rock formed by the solidification of molten magma
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Frequemment, le magma injecte ces zones de fractures, ce qui conduit parfois a la formation d'un batholite composite.
Un dyke de porphyre quartzo-feldspathique renfermant de la biotite, oriente vers le nord-nord-ouest et s'inclinant abruptement vers l'ouest, est associe a la granodiorite du lac George, une coupole du magmatisme du batholite de Pokiok.