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 first step in the crystallization process. According to their form crystallites are called {trichites}, {belonites}, {globulites}, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Globulītes — Globulītes, bei Latreille Abtheilung der Käfer, mit keulenförmigen Fühlhörnern; verwandt mit den Buntkäfern …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 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

  • 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crystallite — crystallitic /kris tl it ik/, adj. /kris tl uyt /, n. Mineral. a minute body in glassy igneous rock, showing incipient crystallization. [1795 1805; CRYSTALL + ITE1] * * * ▪ geology       any of a type of microscopic body occurring in such glassy… …   Universalium

  • PALÉOCYTOLOGIE — En mettant un terme à une longue période d’affirmations inexactes sur la génération spontanée des êtres vivants, certaines idées, parfois anciennes comme celles de F. Redi (1668), Schwammerdam, Fontenelle, jusqu’à celles de Lazzaro Spallanzani,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • margarite — ˈmärgəˌrīt noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin margarita, from Greek margaritēs, from margaron pearl (probably from Sanskrit mañjara pearl, cluster of blossoms) + itēs ite …   Useful english dictionary

  • glob|u|lit|ic — «GLOB yuh LIHT ihk», adjective. belonging to or containing globulites …   Useful english dictionary

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