veinlet

[veyn-lit]
noun
a small vein.

Origin:
1825–35; vein + -let

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veinlet (ˈveɪnlɪt)
 
n
any small vein or venule

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One veinlet also contains pyrite and a few streaks of galena.
Gold-bearing tributaries drain small veinlet deposits.
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