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euhedral

[yoo-hee-druh l] /yuˈhi drəl/
adjective, Petrography
1.
idiomorphic (def 1).
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; eu- + -hedral
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Examples for euhedral
  • The fracture is partially filled with large euhedral crystals of calcite.
  • euhedral pyrite cubes coarsen outward along the edge of the sample suggesting open-space growth.
  • Crystals are normally euhedral and prismatic, although in some cases crystals were naturally etched by later reactive fluids.

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