Macle meaning

măkəl
A dark spot or discoloration in a mineral.
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Chiastolite.
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A twinned crystal.
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A twin crystal, as of a diamond.
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(mineralogy) Chiastolite; so called from the tessellated appearance of a cross-section.
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(mineralogy) A crystal having a similar tessellated appearance.
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(mineralogy) A twin crystal.
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Origin of macle

  • French from Old French lozenge from Latin macula mesh

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin macula (“a spot").

    From Wiktionary