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Riya Sen posted an Question
October 16, 2021 • 13:25 pm 30 points
  • IIT JAM
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(amu-2015) 16. a-type granites are associated with: a. subduction zone c continental rift zone poso1ben b. island arc olom d. continent-continent collision (amu

(AMU-2015) 16. A-type granites are associated with: A. Subduction zone C Continental rift zone poso1ben B. Island arc olom D. Continent-continent collision (AMU-2015)

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    Mayank vedwal Vedwal Best Answer

    A type granite or granitoid is related with aorogenic setting. Means these type of granite are not associated with mountain building tectonic setting or the convergent plate boundary. So option A, B, D are incorrect option. Correct option is option C (continental rift zone). Rift zone is not associated with mountain building process. In rift zone we generally found host and graben type structure.

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