miarolitic

adjective mi·a·ro·lit·ic \ ¦mēərō¦litik \

Definition of miarolitic

1 of igneous rock :characterized by irregular cavities into which well-formed crystals project
  • miarolitic structure
  • miarolitic granites
2 of a cavity :having an irregular form into which such crystals project

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Origin and Etymology of miarolitic

International Scientific Vocabulary miaro- (from Italian dialect miarolo granite with small cavities) + -litic


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