acrobatholithic

acrobatholithic

[‚ak·rə¦bath·ə¦lith·ik]
(geology)
A stage in batholithic erosion where summits of cupolas and stocks are exposed without any exposure of the surface separating the barren interior of the batholith from the mineralized upper part.
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