replacement texture

replacement texture

[ri′plās·mənt ‚teks·chər]
(geology)
The texture exhibited where one mineral has replaced another.
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Hematite is present as specular laths and as martitic replacement textures in magnetite.
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CARROLLITE REPLACEMENT TEXTURES IN BORNITE PODS AT THE SWEET WATER MINE, VIBURNUM TREND, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.
Strongly banded quartz-calcite veining, calcite replacement textures and assays up to 9.
The southern extent of this system hosts hydrothermal breccias, open-space and cockscomb quartz with calcite replacement textures over an area 2 kilometers in length, and 100 meters in width.