mylonitic structure

mylonitic structure

[¦mī·lə¦nid·ik ′strək·chər]
(petrology)
A structure characteristic of mylonites, produced by extreme microbrecciation and shearing which gives the appearance of a flow structure.
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However, the weak ductile deformed coal (Figure 1(c)) has a wrinkled or mylonitic structure, the maceral of coal not easily discriminated by the naked eye; the coal was soft and could be easily pinched into fragments.