adjective see phenocryst

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  • phenocrystic — See phenocryst. * * * …   Universalium

  • phenocrystic — pheno·crys·tic …   English syllables

  • phenocrystic — adjective see phenocryst …   Useful english dictionary

  • phenocryst — noun Etymology: French phénocryste, from Greek phainein to show + krystallos crystal more at fancy Date: 1893 one of the prominent embedded crystals of a porphyry • phenocrystic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lamproite — Lamproites are ultrapotassic mantle derived volcanic rocks. They have low CaO, Al2O3, Na2O, high K2O/Al2O3, a relatively high MgO content and extreme enrichment in incompatible elements.Lamproites are geographically widespread yet are… …   Wikipedia

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