trichites
Crystallite Crys"tal*lite (kr?s"tal-l?t), n. [See {Crystal}.] (Min.) A minute mineral form like those common in glassy volcanic rocks and some slags, not having a definite crystalline outline and not referable to any mineral species, but marking the first step in the crystallization process. According to their form crystallites are called {trichites}, {belonites}, {globulites}, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • belonites — Crystallite Crys tal*lite (kr?s tal l?t), n. [See {Crystal}.] (Min.) A minute mineral form like those common in glassy volcanic rocks and some slags, not having a definite crystalline outline and not referable to any mineral species, but marking… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crystallite — Crys tal*lite (kr?s tal l?t), n. [See {Crystal}.] (Min.) A minute mineral form like those common in glassy volcanic rocks and some slags, not having a definite crystalline outline and not referable to any mineral species, but marking the first… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • globulites — Crystallite Crys tal*lite (kr?s tal l?t), n. [See {Crystal}.] (Min.) A minute mineral form like those common in glassy volcanic rocks and some slags, not having a definite crystalline outline and not referable to any mineral species, but marking… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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