cryptocrystalline

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

crypto- +‎ crystalline

AdjectiveEdit

cryptocrystalline ‎(not comparable)

  1. (petrology) Whose crystalline nature only becomes apparent at high levels of magnification.

NounEdit

cryptocrystalline ‎(countable and uncountable, plural cryptocrystallines)

  1. (petrology) A rock of this kind.
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