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dimorph

(ˈdaɪmɔːf)
n
(Biology) either of two forms of a substance that exhibits dimorphism

di•morph

(ˈdaɪ mɔrf)

n.
either of the two forms assumed by a mineral or other chemical substance exhibiting dimorphism.
[< Greek dímorphos having two shapes; see di-1, -morph]
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is the most sexually dimorph species within this genus as can be seen from the rather long description of the female and that the male and female are separated in the identification key.
Trembathite, [(Mg,[Fe.sup.2+]).sub.3][B.sub.7][O.sub.13],Cl the trigonal dimorph of boracite, was originally identified at the Boulby mine as ericaite.
Dimorph. (dimensions) 0.90 0.92 0.94 Ratios Males F/P L/P IOS/P 4.06 5.55 0.08 Ratios Females F/P L/P IOS/P 4.05 6.08 0.16 Sex.
Marcasite is the mineral dimorph of pyrite, sharing the same chemical composition of Fe[S.sub.2].
Locality P IOS L 2003305 Bajo Los Cartagos 5.36 0.34 28.65 2003314 Bajo Los Cartagos 5.37 0.27 29.25 254938 La Selva 4.83 0.26 26.94 87009 La Selva 4.33 0.24 20.88 82000 La Selva 4.61 0.28 25.54 Mean 4.90 0.28 26.25 Max 5.37 0.34 29.25 Min 4.33 0.24 20.88 N 5 5 5 max/Min 1.24 1.42 1.40 Sex dimorph m/f 0.78 0.81 0.84 Males Specimen no.
?arboricola 94050 Bijagua 3.64 0.15 licrophallus 830G8 Suretka/Llatsi 3.55 0.19 licrophallus 79113 Progreso 3.85 0.19 dicranophallus 99419 Tapanti 3.85 0.28 Mean 3.72 0.20 Max 3.85 0.28 Min 3.55 0.15 N 5 4 Max/Min 1.08 1.87 Sex dimorph m/f 0.81 0.58 Males Species Specimen no.
Bandy (1944) reported a rhombohedral dimorph of monazite which might be a new mineral, or which might be rhabdophane.
It has not been determined whether the feldspar is microcline, its dimorph orthoclase, or sanidine.
These are among the world's best specimens of the rare zinc sulfide (a dimorph of sphalerite), having crystals quite different in form, and generally quite a bit more lustrous, than in most old Bolivian wurtzites.
Relationship to other species: It is the monoclinic dimorph of barylite (orthorhombic).