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graphic granite

noun

  1. a pegmatite that has crystals of gray quartz imbedded in white or pink microcline in such a manner that they resemble cuneiform writing.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of graphic granite1

First recorded in 1830–40

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Example Sentences

Among the boulders, I picked up a fine specimen of graphic granite, most perfectly characterized.

The chief matrix of the beryl all over the world is graphic granite, but it may occur in other rocks.

The rock containing it is a graphic granite in every stage of decomposition.

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