phenocryst in AZ Dictionary
- (n) A conspicuous, typically huge, crystal embedded in porphyritic igneous rock.
- (n) any relatively large crystal embedded in a more fine-grained or glassy igneous stone
- (n) One of the prominent embedded crystals of a porphyry.
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