Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Granitization

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_966

Granitization is the process in which a pre-existing non-granitic rock transforms into granite through migmatization (anatexic migmatization or metasomatic migmatization), which implies that the granite is not the primary magmatic rock but a secondary rock. Granitization is a very common geological process.

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