endocrystallic love

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In petrography, a term used by J. D. Dana (1894) to describe that form of metamorphism which may be referred to the effects of pressure in modifying the structure of crystals, as in the production of secondary twinning, or in fracturing them.

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