granitic batholith

granitic batholith

[grə′nid·ik ′bath·ə‚lith]
(geology)
A granitic shield mass intruded as the fusion of older formations.
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2000): A sustained felsic magmatic system: the Hercynian granitic batholith of the Spanish Central System.
The intrusion of a granitic batholith into the Sao Tome mica schist complex about 600 m.