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microlite

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌlaɪt)
n
(Aeronautics) a mineral that occurs in tiny crystals

microlite

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌlaɪt)
n
a variant spelling of microlight
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Other attractions at Skylive will include Spitfire and Hurricane planes, an amazing 15-minute routine by The Blades display team and other quirky aircraft, including microlites, a Skyvan and an RAF Bulldog.
The pillow lavas have microvesicles that are filled with chlorite; carbonate and opaque minerals that located in a groundmass of plagioclase and clinopyroxene microlites.
They have a 100-300 [micro]m thick brown glassy rim which contains microlites of plagioclase and abundant oxides (Fig.
Rhyolite consists of feldspar microlites, quartz, and minor K-feldspar, and exhibits only weak alteration.
We looked at a lot of tourmalines, quartz crystals, rhodizites, spinels, microlites, morganites, titanites and quartz crystals.
Groundmass plagioclase generally occurs as small microlites, crystallites, and tiny columnar laths.
A hovercraft was also on hand to give pleasure rides, and microlites landed on the beach in front of thousands of excited spectators.
Veterinary medicine was a passion inspired by his father, although he was also keen on "breaking the bonds of the Earth," flying anything from hang-gliders and microlites to old canvas or "spamcam" aircraft.
Rare monocrystalline sand grains of clinopyroxene are also present, as are microlitic lithic fragments (plagioclase microlites set in nearly opaque tachylitic glass) probably derived from chilled lava surfaces or basaltic tephra.
Ten microlites of virus at a concentration of 10,000 PFU/well was then added to each of the test wells.