Phaneritic - definition of phaneritic by The Free Dictionary
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Of or relating to an igneous rock in which the crystals are so coarse that individual minerals can be distinguished with the naked eye.
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Included in this category, were all quartz crystals comprising phaneritic
Most of them correspond to coarse-grained diorite and gabbro with phaneritic
allotriomorphic texture (Fig.
Coarse-grained rock fragments are also present and consist of phaneritic
crystalline quartz-feldspar grains.