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plutonic igneous rock having visibly crystalline texture

something having the quality of granite (unyielding firmness)

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Gabbroids are mainly amphibolized, but in places have also been subjected to gneissic layering, granitization, and migmatization.
This reorganisation of the Earth's crust had its origins in a complex dynamic which was produced at the end of the Paleozoic: the Hercynian orogeny, which not only affected the structure of the crust, but also the deepest areas of the Earth and gave rise to volcanic, metamorphic and granitization processes.