vermicule


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vermicule

(ˈvɜːmɪˌkjuːl)
n
(Animals) a small worm
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Where Mosan pieces show enamelled figures against a gilded copper ground, the Limoges craftsmen preferred to place gilded figures against highly coloured backgrounds, including those with the characteristic scrolling vermicule foliage.
The variety of kaolinite in sandstone is nearly always well-crystallized, and it often occurs in vermicules and as discrete aggregates.
In these rocks the size of well-developed myrmekite ranging from 0.1mm to 0.5 mm where the size of microcrystalline quartz vermicules varies in thickness from less than 0.005 mm to greater than 0.015 mm (Rong 2002).