Relict texture | Article about relict texture by The Free Dictionary
relict texture[′rel·ikt ′teks·chər]
In mineral deposits, an original texture that persists after partial replacement.
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Such relict textures
are observed chiefly in the gossanized matrix or disseminated ore where the sulfide dissolution was delayed by the armoring of sulfides by silicates.