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A metamorphic rock consisting of similarly sized, interlocking minerals, especially feldspar, quartz, and garnet, and lacking the layering and foliation characteristic of other metamorphic rocks.

gran′u·lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Geological Science) a granular foliated metamorphic rock in which the minerals form a mosaic of equal-sized granules
granulitic adj
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(ˈgræn yəˌlaɪt)

a metamorphic rock composed of granular minerals of uniform size, as quartz, feldspar, or pyroxene, and showing a definite banding.
gran`u•lit′ic (-ˈlɪt ɪk) adj.
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A carved teak jharoka architectural ensemble from Gujarat, 1596 is fitted on the ceiling; a granulite 9- ft high sculpture of Enthroned Vishnu lords over from the early 9th century; and a copper alloy Chola sculpture from Tamil Nadu, late 11th century of Shiva embracing his consort, Uma while taking pride in their graceful beauty.
combined with high pressures, as with upper granulite facies conditions).
* the study of rocks of high-temperature amphibolite and granulite facies generated in the deep conditions and exposed at the present-day erosional surface as a result of ascending tectonic movements;
The topics include microstructures of melt-bearing regional metamorphic rocks, high-pressure and ultra-high-temperature metamorphism of Precambrian high-grade terranes in the Limpopo Complex, the Neo-archean to Paleo-proterozoic evolution of the polymetamorphic central zone of the complex, and a gravitational redistribution model for the formation and evolution of Precambrian granulite terranes.