Macle

Macle is a term used in crystallography. It is a crystalline form, twin-crystal or double crystal (such as chiastolite). Macle is an old French word, a heraldic term for a voided lozenge (one diamond shape within another). Etymologically the word is derived from the Latin macula meaning spot, mesh, or hole. == Bibliography == ...
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Macle

• (n.) A twin crystal. • (n.) Chiastolite; -- so called from the tessellated appearance of a cross section. See Chiastolite. • (n.) A crystal having a similar tessellated appearance.
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Macle

Ma'cle noun [ Latin macula a spot: confer French macle . Confer Mackle , Mascle .] (Min.) (a) Chiastolite; -- so called from the tessellated appearance of a cross section. See Chiastolite . (b) A crystal having a similar tessellated appearanc...
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