Like granite in composition, color, etc.; having the nature of granite; as, granitic texture.
adj] Composed of granite or granite-like rock; a textural term applied to coarse- and medium-grained, granular igneous rocks.
Made of granite or other light colored plutonic rock with a composition approaching granite.
A general term for intrusive igneous rocks that look similar to granite but may range in composition from quartz-diorite to granite. All granitic rocks are light colored; feldspar and quartz are visible in hand specimen. more details...
Composed of granite (medium to coarse grained igneous rock consisting of potassium feldspar and quartz).
Pertaining to granite; a general term for any light-colored igneous* rock that formed deep underground within a cooling body of liquid magma.
Like granite. Can be applied to an igneous rock, or as a general chemical description of a magma rich in silica, which could crystallise to from granite or any of its finer grained equivalents.