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diorite


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diorite  \Di"o*rite\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  diorite.  See  {Diorism}.]  (Min.) 
  An  igneous,  crystalline  in  structure,  consisting  essentially 
  of  a  triclinic  feldspar  and  hornblende.  It  includes  part  of 
  what  was  called  greenstone. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diorite 
  n  :  a  granular  crystalline  intrusive  rock 




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