replacement texture

replacement texture

[ri′plās·mənt ‚teks·chər]
(geology)
The texture exhibited where one mineral has replaced another.
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As transitions between the replacement texture and the remaining textures are not present in a single image, these transitions would need to be created by a different method, for example, texture knitting (Zalesny et al.
Area Two exploration work resulted in the discovery of large boulders of quartz-rich epithermal vein material with excellent boiling-point replacement textures (angel wings), which have yet to be traced to their source.
Hematite is present as specular laths and as martitic replacement textures in magnetite.
Colloform banding, carbonate replacement textures and delicate crustiform layers of moss adularia are commonly observed.
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CARROLLITE REPLACEMENT TEXTURES IN BORNITE PODS AT THE SWEET WATER MINE, VIBURNUM TREND, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.
Strongly banded quartz-calcite veining, calcite replacement textures and assays up to 9.
The southern extent of this system hosts hydrothermal breccias, open-space and cockscomb quartz with calcite replacement textures over an area 2 kilometers in length, and 100 meters in width.