pseudomorph(redirected from pseudomorphing)
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1. A false, deceptive, or irregular form.
2. A mineral that has the crystalline form of another mineral rather than the form normally characteristic of its own composition.
pseu′do·mor′phic, pseu′do·mor′phous adj.
(Minerals) a mineral that has an uncharacteristic crystalline form as a result of assuming the shape of another mineral that it has replaced
ˌpseudoˈmorphic, ˌpseudoˈmorphous adj
1. an irregular or unclassifiable form.
2. a mineral having the outward appearance of another mineral that it has replaced.
pseu`do•mor′phic, pseu`do•mor′phous, adj.