subhedral


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subhedral

(sʌbˈhiːdrəl)
adj
(Minerals) with some characteristics of crystal
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The dolomite texture is non-planar to planar-e (euhedral) and planar-s (subhedral).
Whereas most experiments yield euhedral LMC textures, those with higher fluid Ca/Mg ratios promote more subhedral crystal textures.
Group III veins have calcite cement with two different crystal morphologies, namely, (1) euhedral crystals growing perpendicular to vein walls and (2) crystals of subhedral to anhedral blocky calcites with no specific orientation.
Figure 3(b) shows minerals as high-relief impurities with crystalline habits from anhedral to subhedral; these are represented by quartz, plagioclase, and K-Feld.
The stabilized soil by raw PG 50 reveals that needle-like shape and euhedral to subhedral crystals were formed after curing.
This light pink variety of Utopia Granite is a medium-grained, moderately altered granite with a slightly seriate texture composed of subhedral potassium feldspar, quartz, plagioclase, and biotite.
The greenish blue sapphire, which was found to be untreated, contained randomly scattered zircon inclusions with subhedral elongated shapes (e.g.
The wall areas contain subhedral rhombohedral crystals approximately 5-10 [micro]m in size (Fig.