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(Chemistry) of or denoting the amorphous state of a substance that has lost its crystalline structure as a result of the radioactivity of uranium or thorium within it: metamict minerals.
[C19: from Danish metamikt, from meta- + Greek miktos mixed]
ˌmetamictiˈzation, ˌmetamictiˈsation n
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