Definition of Micropegmatite. Meaning of Micropegmatite. Synonyms of Micropegmatite

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Definition of Micropegmatite

Micropegmatite
Micropegmatite Mi`cro*peg"ma*tite, n. [Micro- + pegmatite.] (Min.) A rock showing under the microscope the structure of a graphic granite (pegmatite). -- Mi`cro*peg`ma*tit"ic, a.

Meaning of Micropegmatite from wikipedia

- rocks which contain high or moderately high percentages of silica. Micropegmatite is an outmoded terminology for micrographic texture. This fine-grained...
- cobble-sized clasts of chert, granite, quartz, plagioclase crystals, and micropegmatites in a quartz sand matrix. About 80% of the gravel-size clasts consist...
- of quartzite in hornblendite were transformed metasomatically into micropegmatite. Reynolds remained fond of Ireland, and travelled there often with her...
- Fargeas (commune of Abjat-sur-Bandiat). This facies contains also micropegmatites and pegmatitic geodes. In some places it also carries enclaves of quartz...
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