granitization


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granitization

(ˌɡrænɪtaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

granitisation

n
(Geological Science) the metamorphic conversion of a rock into granite
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They are characterized by various compositions and combinations of constituent rocks, type of regional and dislocation metamorphism, granitization, elements of folding and fracturing.
Granitization appears as a major geodynamic marker for the Middle and Late Permian, particularly in America and Asia.
The boundaries of these zones are in many cases marked by linear anomaly belts produced by different tectonic features like fault and fracture zones controlling later granite emplacement and granitization in situ.