Definition of Tonalite

1. Noun. (geology) An igneous, plutonic rock ¹

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Definition of Tonalite

1. a coarse rock [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tonalite

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tonalite (current term)
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tonaphasia
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Literary usage of Tonalite

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1. Modern Lithology Illustrated and Defined: For the Use of University by Ernest Howard Adye (1907)
"tonalite, Adamello Alps, Tirol, x 20.—This picture shows the intimate structure of the well-known quartz-diorite of the Adamello Alps at Tonale, ..."

2. Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and the Museum by Geological Survey of Great Britain (1907)
"The belt of schists separating the tonalite from the base of the ... The tonalite intrusion which accompanies the Glencoe fault in this area differs in ..."

3. The Face of the Earth: (Das Antlitz Der Erde) by Eduard Suess (1904)
"The east border of the Presanella, in which a rock appears, which is described as tonalite gneiss, is, according to Stache, only separated from the line of ..."

4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"'B. Deep seated igneous: Diabases, diorites, gabbros, granites, quartz porphyry (dike rock), peridotites, pyroxenites, tonalite, and syenites. ..."

5. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"'B. Deep seated igneous: Diabases, diorites, gabbros, granites, quartz porphyry (dike rock), peridotites, pyroxenites, tonalite, and syenites. ..."

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