cryptocrystalline definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a microscopic crystalline framework.
    • Whose crystalline nature only becomes evident at large amounts of magnification.
    • Indistinctly crystalline; -- applied to rocks and nutrients, whose state of aggregation is really fine that no distinct particles tend to be visible, also beneath the microscope.
  • noun:
    • A rock with this kind.
  • others:
    • Indistinctly or imperfectly crystalline: made use of of a mineral whose structure is so good that its crystalline personality is not obvious into attention, or which is semi-amorphous; in addition of a rock, or of their base, for which no definite character is discernible into the constituent particles, despite the microscope. See microcrystallinc.

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