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exsolution lamellae[¦ek·sə′lü·shən lə′mel·ē]
Layers of sedimentary rock that solidify from solution by either precipitation or secretion.
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The transparency is due to the lack of exsolution lamellae
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The miscibility gap is narrower at high temperatures, so that under slow cooling conditions, early formed augites and low-Ca pyroxenes develop exsolution lamellae
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