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- Aplite (/ˈæplaɪt/) is an intrusive igneous rock in which the mineral composition is the same as granite, but in which the grains are much finer, under...
- do Castelo, while most of the country's lithium comes from the Gonçalo aplite-pegmatite field. The largest lithium mine in Europe is operated by Grupo...
- is composed of fine grained leucocratic granite. This is also known as aplite. Altogether, the Spring Gulch chonolith forms hypabyssal intrusive bodies...
- magmatism. Some skarns ****ociated with granites also tend to host pegmatites. Aplite and porphyry ****s and veins may intrude pegmatites and wall rocks adjacent...
- ****ociated with late-stage granite intrusions or metamorphic segregations. Aplite ****s are fine-grained or sugary-textured intrusives of granitic composition...
- from mountain-range-sized batholiths to thin veinlike fracture fillings of aplite or pegmatite. Batholith: a large irregular discordant intrusion Chonolith:...
- another of which has the appearance of an intrusive rock such pegmatite, aplite, or granite the (leucosome). The rock may also contain a melanosome of mafic...
- slender prismatic crystals are common in a fine-grained granite called aplite, often forming radial daisy-like patterns. Tourmaline is distinguished by...
- Anorthosite – Mafic intrusive igneous rock composed predominantly of plagioclase Aplite – Fine-grained intrusive igneous rock type similar to granite Basalt – Magnesium-...
- with orogenic mountain ranges. Small ****s of granitic composition called aplites are often ****ociated with the margins of granitic intrusions. In some locations...