cryp·​to·​perthite | \ ¦kriptō+\
plural -s

Definition of cryptoperthite

: a perthite with lamellae of submicroscopic dimensions, such lamellae being observable by X-ray diffraction or by the electron microscope

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Other Words from cryptoperthite

cryptoperthitic \ ¦⸗⸗+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for cryptoperthite

International Scientific Vocabulary crypt- + perthite; originally formed as German kryptoperthit

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