Oikocryst | Article about oikocryst by The Free Dictionary
One of the enclosing crystals in a poikilitic fabric.
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Higgins and Roberge (2003) have shown that the Communicating Neighbors Model textural coarsening could also be a response to amphibole oikocrysts
These rocks are dominated by subhedral to euhedral partly serpentinized olivine enclosed in largely chloritized pyroxene oikocrysts
. Minor plagioclase occurs interstitially.