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orthoclastic

[ awr-thuh-klas-tik ]
/ ˌɔr θəˈklæs tɪk /
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adjective Crystallography.
(of a crystal) having cleavages at right angles to each other.
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Origin of orthoclastic

1875–80; <German orthoklastisch, equivalent to ortho-ortho- + -klastischclastic
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