pilotaxitic

adjective pi·lo·tax·it·ic \ ¦pīlōˌtak¦sitik \

Definition of pilotaxitic

: having the form of or characterized by a rock structure composed of a glass-free felted mesh of slender plagioclase strips between which are enclosed the other constituent minerals in minute grains and commonly observed in finely crystallized andesites and basalts

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Origin and Etymology of pilotaxitic

International Scientific Vocabulary pil- + taxis + -itic


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