reaction rim

noun

variants or less commonly reaction border
: a zone of one or more species of mineral surrounding a larger crystal of another kind and representing reaction between a solidified mineral and the surrounding liquid magma compare resorption border

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“Reaction rim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reaction%20rim. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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