[ zen-uh-blast, zee-nuh- ]
/ ˈzɛn əˌblæst, ˈzi nə- /
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a crystal that forms in metamorphic rock and gets its outline from neighboring crystals.
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Scientific definitions for xenoblast
[ zĕn′ə-blăst′, zē′nə- ]
A mineral that has not developed its characteristic crystalline faces and that has formed in a rock that has undergone metamorphism.
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