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  • adj. Relatively long and narrow

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An epithet proposed by Gümbel to designate those mineral constituents of rocks which, although crystalline in structure, are not bounded by their own proper crystalline faces. It is nearly the same in meaning as the “allotriomorphic” of Rosenbusch.

Etymologies

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From lepto- +‎ morphic

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