granoblastic

adjective
gran·​o·​blas·​tic | \ ¦granō¦blastik \

Definition of granoblastic

of a rock
: having a texture in which the fragments are irregular and angular and appear like a mosaic under the microscope

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History and Etymology for granoblastic

International Scientific Vocabulary grano- + blastic; originally formed as German granoblastisch

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“Granoblastic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/granoblastic. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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