[ soo-duh-mawrf ]
/ ˈsu dəˌmɔrf /
an irregular or unclassifiable form.
a mineral having the outward appearance of another mineral that it has replaced by chemical action.
Words nearby pseudomorph
OTHER WORDS FROM pseudomorphpseu·do·mor·phic, pseu·do·mor·phous, adjectivepseu·do·mor·phism, noun
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It is a pseudomorph after iolite, and consists mainly of hydrous aluminium silicate.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
British Dictionary definitions for pseudomorph
/ (ˈsjuːdəʊˌmɔːf) /
a mineral that has an uncharacteristic crystalline form as a result of assuming the shape of another mineral that it has replaced
Derived forms of pseudomorphpseudomorphic or pseudomorphous, adjectivepseudomorphism, noun
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