Widmanstatten figures

Widmanstatten figures

Wid"man*st["a]t`ten fig"ures\ (Min.) Certain figures appearing on etched meteoric iron; -- so called after A. B. Widmanst["a]tten, of Vienna, who first described them in 1808. See the Note and Illust. under Meteorite.
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