idiomorphic


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idiomorphic

(ˌɪdɪəʊˈmɔːfɪk)
adj
(Minerals) (of minerals) occurring naturally in the form of well-developed crystals
ˌidioˈmorphically adv
ˌidioˈmorphism n
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Dominant xenomorphic to idiomorphic dark gray crystals--dolomite, subordinate light gray xenomorphics--calcite, dark interstitial--fine-grained mass containing clay minerals, silica, organic matter and carbonates are present.
The ores mainly comprise cataclastic, idiomorphic or hypidiomorphic granular, and gric textures.
These rocks are medium- to coarse-grained equigranular to inequigranular anhedral to euhedral with xenomorphic to idiomorphic granular texture.
Contextualizing the roles of members of these groups in popular entertainment as a historically resilient continuum between premodern agrarian communities and modern metropolises, Roussou raises the possibilities of dialects reaching into the familiar and idiomorphic precincts of the popular psyche, re-articulating in turn, the demotic culture of contemporary urban life (2006, p.
The clasts are made of lavas, cherts, large zoned plagioclase, idiomorphic quartz and possible fragments of lamellibranchia and echinids.
Samples collected from the Garnet Hill locality contain idiomorphic garnet porphyroblasts up to two centimeters in diameter that have grown in a fine-grained phyllitic matrix.
General appearance: Scattered clusters of idiomorphic prismatic crystals up to 1 mm long.
Given the pervasiveness of Australian tariff policy, the significant welfare implications of changes in that policy and the particular importance of international trade for this country, ensuing from its idiomorphic cultural, resource-endowment, and geographic characteristics, (5) considerable research effort has been invested in the examination of various dimensions of this issue.
Euphoria hit me in the nearby mineralogy collection, chunk by idiomorphic chunk.