a) (of igneous rock) having fanlike groupings of acicular crystals
b) (of limestone) whose components radiate from a central point
See Also: radiolite

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  • radiolitic — ra·di·o·lit·ic …   English syllables

  • radiolitic — |rādēō|lid.ik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary radio + litic : of or relating to a texture of igneous rock that is not truly spherulitic but that shows only sectors of spherulites or radial fanlike groupings of needles …   Useful english dictionary

  • radiolite — noun A form of igneous rock that has a radial, fanlike texture of crystals; a hippurite See Also: radiolitic …   Wiktionary

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