spherulitic
adjective see spherulite

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  • Spherulitic — Spher u*lit ic, a. Of or pertaining to a spherulite; characterized by the presence of spherulites. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spherulitic — See spherulite. * * * …   Universalium

  • spherulitic — adjective a) of or relating to spherulite b) containing spherulite …   Wiktionary

  • spherulitic — spheru·lit·ic …   English syllables

  • spherulitic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|lid.ik adjective : of, relating to, made up of, or being spherulites …   Useful english dictionary

  • spherulitic carbon — n as used in Test Method D5061, a spherical anisotropic carbon form sometimes referred to as thermal black that is formed by the deposition of carbon concentrically around a nucleus. D5061 …   Coke&Coal Terminology

  • spherulite — spherulitic /sfer oo lit ik, yoo , sfear /, adj. /sfer oo luyt , yoo , sfear /, n. Petrol. a rounded aggregate of radiating crystals found in obsidian and other glassy igneous rocks. [1815 25; SPHERULE + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Tachylite — (also spelled tachylyte) is a vitreous form of basaltic volcanic glass. This glass is formed naturally by the rapid cooling of molten basalt. It is a basic type of igneous rock that is decomposable by acids and readily fusible. The color is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Quartz-porphyry — Quartz porphyry, in petrology, is the name given to a group of hemi crystalline acid rocks containing porphyritic crystals of quartz in a fine grained matrix, usually of micro crystalline or felsitic structure. In specimens, the quartz appears as …   Wikipedia

  • Rock microstructure — includes the texture of a rock and the small scale rock structures. The words texture and microstructure are interchangeable, with the latter preferred in modern geological literature. However, texture is still acceptable because it is a useful… …   Wikipedia

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