Granophyre



[gran-uh-fahyuh r] /ˈgræn əˌfaɪər/

noun
1.
a fine-grained or porphyritic granitic rock with a micrographic intergrowth of the minerals of the groundmass.
/ˈɡrænəʊˌfaɪə/
noun
1.
a fine-grained granitic rock in which irregular crystals of intergrown quartz and feldspar are embedded in a groundmass of these minerals
granophyre
(grān’ə-fīr’)
A fine-grained igneous rock that has large intergrown crystals of quartz and feldspar in the matrix.

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