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Definition of macle

Macle
Macle Ma"cle, n. [L. macula a spot: cf. F. macle. Cf. Mackle, Mascle.] (Min.) (a) Chiastolite; -- so called from the tessellated appearance of a cross section. See Chiastolite. (b) A crystal having a similar tessellated appearance. (c) A twin crystal.
macle
Chiastolite Chi*as"to*lite (k[-i]*[a^]s"t[-o]*l[imac]t), n. [Gr. chiasto`s marked with a [chi] + -lite. See Chiasm. So called from the resemblance of the cross cuts of its crystals to the Greek letter [chi].] (Min.) A variety of andalusite; -- called also macle. The tessellated appearance of a cross section is due to the symmetrical arrangement of impurities in the crystal.

Meaning of macle from wikipedia

- Macle is a term used in crystallography. It is a crystalline form, twin-crystal or double crystal (such as chiastolite). It is crystallographic twin according...
- Alain Macle (born 18 April 1944) is a French ski jumper. He competed at the 1968 Winter Olympics and the 1972 Winter Olympics. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde,...
- large, sharp, equant, translucent, yellow, spinel-twinned or macle twinned Diamond (Super macle twinned Diamond) from Akwatia Diamond Mine and Birim Diamond...
- met with some resistance. Butter mountain Crop destruction M. Frank & D. Macle "Europe's Plan to Pull Up Vines Decried....Again" The Wine Spectator, p...
- Times (July 24, 2008). "Ruling Turns a Village of Winemakers on Itself". Macle, Diana, Wine Spectator (July 29, 2008). "French Government Reinstates St...
- stones may be cut from one such crystal. Oddly shaped crystals such as macles are more likely to be cut in a fancy cut—that is, a cut other than the round...
- most often as euhedral or rounded octahedra and twinned octahedra known as macles. As diamond's crystal structure has a cubic arrangement of the atoms, they...
- 806–17. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31257-0. PMID 27560276. Andrade, JG; Macle, L; Nattel, S; Verma, A; Cairns, J (August 2017). "Contemporary Atrial Fibrillation...
- occurring shapes including octahedrons (eight sided bi-pyramid), cubic and triangular (most commonly macles). Bort Carbonado Diamond clarity Diamond type...
- Color Red Crystal habit Octahedral Twinning Spinel law common (yielding "macle") Cleavage 111 (perfect in four directions) Fracture Conchoidal (s****-like)...
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