Meaning of APLITE in English


ˈaˌplīt noun

also hap·lite ˈha-

( -s )

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hapl- + ite; probably originally formed as German aplit

: a fine-grained light-colored differentiation rock ; specifically : a differentiate of granite consisting almost entirely of quartz and feldspar and generally occurring in dikes

• ap·lit·ic (ˈ)a|plid.ik adjective

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