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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
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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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