/ (ˌkɛlɪˈfɪtɪk) /
geology a mineral shell enclosing another mineral in an igneous rock, formed by reaction of the interned mineral with the surrounding rock
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Word Origin for kelyphitic rim
C19: from Greek keluphos pod + -itic; see -ite 1
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