- a crystal of one mineral enclosing that of another mineral.Compare endomorph(def 1).
Origin of perimorph
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Endomorph, en′do-morf, n. a mineral enclosed within another mineral, the latter being termed a perimorph.
- a mineral that encloses another mineral of a different type