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List of rock textures

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This page is intended to be a list of rock textural and morphological terms.

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A
Adcumulate
Agglomeritic
Adamantine a type of lustre
Amygdaloidal
Anhedral
Antitaxial veins
Aphanitic
Aplitic; aplite
Augen textured gneiss
Axiolitic texture

B
Botryoidal
brecciated
Bedding fissile; bedding fissility
Boudinage; boudins

C
Cataclastic
Chilled margin
Clastic; see also breccia
Cleaved
Crenulated
Cross-bedding
Cross-stratification; also trough-cross stratification.
Cumulate; see also layered intrusion

D
Decussate
Devitirification; devitrified
Dendritic texture; dendrites
Diatextite; see also schlieren and migmatite
E
Embayed minerals; see igneous texture
Equigranular
Euhedral
Eutaxitic
Epiclastic

F
Fiamme
Foliation
Fissile; see also Bedding fissility.
Fossiliferous

G
Glomeroporphyritic
Gneissose; gneissic
Granoblastic
Granophyric
Granulitic
Graphic

H
Holocrystalline
Hyaline texture

I
Imbricate

J
Jointed

K
Kelyphitic

L
Lepidoblastic
Leucocratic
Lineation, lineated
L-tectonite

M
Melanocratic
Mesocratic
Mesocumulate
Mylonitic

N
Nematoblastic

O
Ocelli
Oolitic; see also limestone
Ophitic texture
Orbicular texture
Orthocumulate

P
Panidiomorphic
Pegmatitic
Peloidal
Perthitic
Phaneritic
Phyllitic
Pisolitic
Poikilitic
Porphyroclastic
Porphyroblastic
Porphyritic texture; see also porphyry
Ptygmatic (folding); see migmatite

Q
Quench textures; see obsidian, tachylyte or aphanitic

R
Rapakivi texture

S
Sandy
Schistose; schistosity
Seriate texture
Shear; sheared; shear fabric
Slaty; slaty cleavage
Specular
Spherulite
Spinifex texture; see also komatiite
S-tectonite
Stratabound
Stratum
Stromatolitic
Stylolitic
Subhedral
Symplectite

T
Tuffaceous
Trachytic texture

U
V
Vesicular texture
Variolitic
Vitreous
Vuggy

W-Z
See also
List of minerals
Rock microstructure
List of rock types
Crystallography

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