Graphic granite


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granite consisting of quartz and feldspar without mica, and having the quartz crystals so arranged in the transverse section like oriental characters.
See under Granite.

See also: Granite, Graphic

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Sri Lanka has four major types of granite deposits (granite proper, gneissose granite, regmatite and graphic granite) in substantial amounts, suitable for processing into cut, polished stones and aggregate products.
The subvolcanic biotite granite porphyries in the northern part of the Riga batholith on Saaremaa and Ruhnu islands resemble the granophyres (graphic granites) of the Gulf of Bothnia (Eskola 1928).