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1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Granodiorite is a coarse-grained intrusive igneous rock containing quartz and plagioclase, and which has composition in between granite and diorite
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
Unknown
1.2.2 Discoverer
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From granite + diorite
1.4 Class
Igneous Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Medium Hardness Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Plutonic
1.6 Other Categories
Coarse Grained Rock, Medium Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Define Granodiorite

Granodiorite is one of the important type of rocks. If we have to define Granodiorite in general, Granodiorite is a coarse-grained intrusive igneous rock containing quartz and plagioclase, and which has composition in between granite and diorite. Granodiorite comes under Igneous Rocks. All Igneous Rocks have similar properties and formation process. Along with Granodiorite Definition, know more about the History of Granodiorite, Etymology of Granodiorite in next sections.