Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Stock

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2333

A stock is a common type of small intrusive body with an exposed outcrop area less than 100 km2. Stocks are often circular or irregular in map view. The contact surfaces are steep and extend downwards like tree roots. For example, the granite mass of Huangshan Mountain is a stock.

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