Anisodesmic

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  1. An obsolete syn. for heterogranular.
  2. Said of crystals with unequal dimensions, including those with significant flattening, elongation, or both. Ant. isometric. CF: equant; tabular.
  3. See: heterogranulard. Said of crystal structures with chemical bond strengths that are directionally unequal; e.g., micas.
    Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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