Microlites


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Microlites

 

fine microscopic prismatic crystals of plagioclase and other rock-forming minerals that are included in or form the entire semivitreous groundmass of effusive rocks. Microlites differ from phenocrysts and crystallites, that is, the smallest nucleating crystal formations, in that they are produced during the devitrification of volcanic glass.

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Pop-up MicroLites illuminate toolboxes, locks, breaker panels, remote controls, ice coolers, walking canes, clipboards, emergency kits, electronics, auto repairs and much more.
Individual microlite crystals are visible in transmitted light, often with some flow orientation.
These carbonate microlites in the chert are generally near the quartz/carbonate boundary and appear to be crystals that were trapped in the silica precipitate.
The Philips PL-S9W/10 fluorescent lamp was kindly contributed by Microlites Scientific, Scarborough, ON.
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The groundmass is largely intergranular with ferromagnesian microlites occupying interstices between subhedral to anhedral plagioclase laths (Fig 3a).
SINCE he was a boy, Mr Kirk has been keen on "breaking the bonds of the earth", flying anything from hang-gliders and microlites to old canvas aircraft.
Although the weather turned out fine for the main events of the day, early poor weather meant the Ince Blundell Flying Club's microlites did not make it.
Among the other attractions will be microlites from Ince Blundell Flying Club, a Sea King RAF helicopter just off shore, and the Yakovlevs Display Team with their daredevil aerobatics.
And a 20-strong squadron of microlites turned Hoy-lakebeachinto a make -shift runway for the day.
L'alignement des microlites et les variations de la quantite de verre soluble residuel altere laissent supposer que le rubanement est apparente a un deplacement magmatique survenu pendant l'extrusion.