Definition of Pseudomorphous. Meaning of Pseudomorphous. Synonyms of Pseudomorphous

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Definition of Pseudomorphous

Pseudomorphous
Pseudomorphous Pseu`do*mor"phous, a. [Gr. ?; pseydh`s false + ? form: cf. F. pseudomorphe.] Not having the true form. Pseudomorphous crystal, one which has a form that does not result from its own powers of crystallization.

Meaning of Pseudomorphous from wikipedia

- minerals while preserving the original's habit: this process is called pseudomorphous replacement. A cl****ic example is tiger's eye quartz, crocidolite asbestos...
- in habit. Stalactite forms have been reported. Turquoise may also pseudomorphously replace feldspar, apatite, other minerals, or even fossils. Odontolite...
- metamorphic alterations of peridotite and pyroxene. Serpentines may also pseudomorphously replace other magnesium silicates. Alterations may be incomplete, causing...
- (hardness 2.5) and has an average specific gravity of 2.57. It can be pseudomorphous after enstatite, olivine or pyroxene, in which case the name bastite...
- typically much smaller. Most fossilized s**** have had their aragonite pseudomorphously replaced by calcite or pyrite, making the presence of ammolite particularly...
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