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Merrivale Granite

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Local Name(s): Merrivale Granite. Example of Merrivale Granite
Stone Group: Igneous
Stone Type: Granite
Era:   Undesignated
Period:   Igneous Intrusive
Epoch:   Not Applicable
General Colour Description:

The granite comprises crystals that are dark grey, white/cream and orange in colour.

Hand Specimen Description:

A hard, coarse grained, crystalline granite.

Stone Identifiers: Crystalline,  Porphyritic.
Reacts dilute to HCl? No