A fine-grained, light-colored granitic rock consisting primarily of orthoclase and quartz.
A light-colored, fine-grained igneous rock, similar to granite, that often forms in and near dikes, consisting mainly of quartz and feldspar.
Webster's New World
Origin of Aplite
German Aplit from Greek haplous single haploid
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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