Micropegmatitic
Micropegmatite Mi`cro*peg"ma*tite, n. [Micro- + pegmatite.] (Min.) A rock showing under the microscope the structure of a graphic granite (pegmatite). -- {Mi`cro*peg`ma*tit"ic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • micropegmatitic — adjective see micropegmatite * * * micropegmatitic / titˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑micropegmatite …   Useful english dictionary

  • micropegmatitic — mi·cro·pegmatitic …   English syllables

  • gabbro — gabbroic /geuh broh ik/, gabbroitic, adj. gabbroid /gab royd/, adj. /gab roh/, n., pl. gabbros. Petrol. a dark granular igneous rock composed essentially of labradorite and augite. [ < It; akin to L glaber smooth] * * * Any of several medium or… …   Universalium

  • rhyolite — rhyolitic /ruy euh lit ik/, adj. /ruy euh luyt /, n. a fine grained igneous rock rich in silica: the volcanic equivalent of granite. [1865 70; rhyo (irreg. < Gk rhýax stream of lava) + LITE] * * * Igneous rock that is the volcanic equivalent of… …   Universalium

  • pegmatophyre — pegˈmad.əˌfī(ə)r noun ( s) Etymology: pegmatite + o + phyre : a granite porphyry with micropegmatitic groundmass …   Useful english dictionary

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