Intrusive Suite
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Intrusive Suite
Georgetown Intrusive Suite, an old quarry south of Massachusetts Avenue in Rock Creek Park, near the border with Montrose Park, Washington DC

The term intrusive suite seems near synonymous with intrusive rock.[1][2] There is, however, a modest difference: An intrusive suite is a group of plutons related in time and space.[3] Plus, all rocks in an intrusive suite result from the same magma-producing event.[4]


  1. ^ Oxford Academic: Crustal Contamination of Picritic Magmas During Transport Through Dikes: the Expo Intrusive Suite, Cape Smith Fold Belt, New Quebec | Journal of Petrology | Oxford Academic, accessdate: March 27, 2017
  2. ^ 9/28/94: 9/28/94, accessdate: March 27, 2017
  3. ^ Glazner, Allen F, Stock, Greg M. (2010). Geology Underfoot in Yosemite. Mountain Press, p. 45. ISBN 978-0-87842-568-6.
  4. ^ The Geologic Story of Yosemite National Park (1987), "Rocks, the building materials," by N. King Huber: Intrusive Suite, accessdate: April 4, 2017

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