Definition of intergrowth in English:


Syllabification: in·ter·growth
Pronunciation: /ˈintərˌgrōTH


  • A thing produced by intergrowing, especially of mineral crystals in rock.
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    • Reticulated, generally triangular-appearing twinned intergrowths of slender prismatic crystals are typically referred to as ‘sagenite.’
    • White intergrowths of albite crystals are a common associate of amazonite and smoky quartz.
    • I was thus able to easily draw not only ideal crystals, but also crystals with distorted forms and all kinds of intergrowths.

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