plane parallel texture

plane parallel texture

[′plān ¦par·ə‚lel ′teks·chər]
(petrology)
The parallel texture of a rock in which the constituents are parallel to a plane, but not to a line as in linear parallel texture.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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