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cryptoclastic

[ krip-tuh-klas-tik ]
/ ˌkrɪp təˈklæs tɪk /
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adjective Geology.
(of rock) composed of minute or microscopic fragments.
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Origin of cryptoclastic

First recorded in 1875–80; crypto- + clastic; modeled on German kryptoklastisch
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British Dictionary definitions for cryptoclastic

cryptoclastic
/ (ˌkrɪptəʊˈklæstɪk) /

adjective
(of minerals and rocks) composed of microscopic fragments
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