Definition of Pseudomorphism

1. n. The state of having, or the property of taking, a crystalline form unlike that which belongs to the species.



Definition of Pseudomorphism

1. Noun. (crystallography) The state of having, or the property of taking, a crystalline form unlike that which belongs to the species. ¹

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Definition of Pseudomorphism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pseudomorphism

pseudometallophytes
pseudomilitary
pseudomize
pseudomolecular
pseudomonacidal
pseudomonad
pseudomonades
pseudomonads
pseudomonal
pseudomonas
pseudomonic
pseudomonic acid
pseudomonocotyledonous
pseudomorph
pseudomorphic
pseudomorphism (current term)
pseudomorphisms
pseudomorphous
pseudomorphs
pseudomusical
pseudomystical
pseudomythological
pseudonarrative
pseudonavicella
pseudonavicellae
pseudonavicula
pseudonaviculae
pseudonaviculas
pseudoneglect
pseudoneuropterous

Literary usage of Pseudomorphism

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1. Chemical and Geological Essays by Thomas Sterry Hunt (1891)
"thé pseudomorphism of silicates like feldspars and pyroxenes presupposes tin' existence of crystalline rocks, whose generation this ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1845)
"Observations on pseudomorphism. By JD DANA. Notwithstanding the exact balancing of chemical formulas which we find through Dr Blum's work, there is yet much ..."

3. An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy: Comprising an Introduction to the Science by William Phillips, Robert Allan, Francis Alger (1844)
"Remarkable instances of pseudomorphism have been noticed in Cornwall by De la Beche. Carbonate of iron had covered cubical crystals of fluor spar which had ..."

4. A System of Mineralogy: Including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography by James Dwight Dana (1837)
"... and still the conclusion will be obtained, that the crystal is tri- metric. DIFFICULTIES IN THE DETERMINATION OF A PRIMARY ARISING FROM pseudomorphism. ..."

5. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1845)
"Observations on pseudomorphism. By JD DANA. Notwithstanding the exact balancing of chemical formulas which we find through Dr Blum's work, there is yet much ..."

6. Manual of Mineralogy and Petrography: Containing the Elements of the Science by James Dwight Dana (1897)
"PSEUDOMORPHS, pseudomorphism. The crystalline forms under which a species occurs are sometimes those of another species. Quartz often has the crystalline ..."

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