meaning of anorthic

anorthic meaning in General Dictionary

Having unequal oblique axes as anorthic crystals

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  • having three unequal crystal axes intersecting at oblique perspectives
  • Having unequal oblique axes; since, anorthic crystals.

anorthic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Having unequal oblique axes; because, anorthic crystals.


Sentence Examples with the word anorthic

Dark coloured micas are strongly pleochroic. Accurate determinations of the optical orientation, as well as the symmetry of the etching figures on the cleavage planes, seem to suggest that the micas, except muscovite, may be anorthic rather than monoclinic in crystallization.

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