Definition of ophitic in English:
Relating to or denoting a poikilitic rock texture in which crystals of feldspar are interposed between plates of augite.
- It is a narrow fissure vein cutting an ophitic lava flow and is typical of many of the noncommercial mineralized veins in the general area of Keweenaw Point.
- This is followed by ophitic or poikilitic crystallization of pyroxene and ilmenite about scarce nuclei, produced at lower temperatures.
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