trichite

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trich·ite

 (trĭk′īt′)
n.
A small, dark, needle-shaped crystal.

tri·chit′ic (trĭ-kĭt′ĭk) adj.

trichite

(ˈtrɪkaɪt)
n
1. (Geological Science) any of various needle-shaped crystals that occur in some glassy volcanic rocks
2. (Biology) biology any of various hairlike structures
trichitic adj
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