nematoblastic

nematoblastic

[¦nem·ə·də¦blas·tik]
(petrology)
Pertaining to a metamorphic rock with a homeoblastic texture due to development during recrystallization of slender prismatic crystals.
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The textures in the rocks are nematoblastic and granoblastic.
The textures found in the rocks are nematoblastic, granoblastic and porphyroblastic.
The nematoblastic texture is defined by its preferential orientation of hornblende (Figure 3e).