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microlitic

[ mahy-kruh-lit-ik ]
/ ˌmaɪ krəˈlɪt ɪk /
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adjective Petrography.
of or relating to the texture of a porphyry whose groundmass consists of microlites in a glassy matrix.
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Origin of microlitic

First recorded in 1875–80; microlite + -ic
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