granodiorite


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granodiorite

[¦gra·nō′dī·ə‚rīt]
(petrology)
A visibly crystalline plutonic rock composed chiefly of sodic plagioclase, alkali feldspar, quartz, and subordinate dark-colored minerals.
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In advance of the next exploration phase, Max is currently interpreting results of a Long Wave InfraRed (LWIR) survey over the area of the Discovery Zone, conducted earlier this year to assist in targeting the granodiorite intrusive as a potential source of mineralization and expanding the Discovery Zone.
The Mirkani granitoids, western part of KB, consist of diorite, granodiorite and granitic units of calc-alkaline nature which yield LA-ICP-MS U-Pb zircon ages of 120-121Ma (work in progress; Fig.
Site Ujina 11 is found in PzTac (light green), which is a andesitic sequence; Ujina 8, Ujina 9 y Ujina 10 are found in K2gy (orange brown), which is a granodiorite intrusive; and Collahuasi 37 is found in N1N2qc (brown), which is a semi-consolidated clastic deposit.
2000) and comprises several metres of parna mixed with local colluvium, overlying channel sediments and Wantabadgery Granodiorite saprolite.
At the same time, in order to reduce the complexity of the DEM micromechanical parameter calibration, we selected three kinds of rock as shown in Table 1 (number 2 porphyritic granodiorite, number 3 granodiorite, and number 10 granodiorite porphyry) as the calibration objects.
Therefore, all samples (granodiorite) used in our experiment were extracted from the late Indo-China samples in the Jilin Monkey Ridge area, the properties of which are highly similar to those in the Gonghe Basin.
The intrusive body belongs to a set of intermediate-acid composite rock body, which mainly includes quartz diorite, granodiorite, quartz diorite, aplite, etc.
Since Q3 2016 when the decline moved through oxidized material, requiring additional support, into competent granodiorite, daily advance rates have substantially increased from 3 m/d up to 27 m/d.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang can be compared to a huge geological museum thanks to its complicated geological structure with different categories of stone including sandstone, quartz, schist, siliceous limestone, granite, granodiorite, diorite, applet, pegmatite, etc.
London sculpture dealer Daniel Katz returns to New York with a real rarity in terms of quality and condition: a granodiorite Egyptian bust of Amenhotep II produced in the royal workshops at the end of the first half of the 18th dynasty (1427-1400 BC; Fig.
Although it was decapitated in AD391 when Christians ransacked a temple in Canopus, the statue in black granodiorite - an igneous rock - is nonetheless remarkable with bare shoulders and diaphanous robes.