sagenitic


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sagenitic

[‚saj·ə′nid·ik]
(geology)
Containing acicular minerals.
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Sagenitic rutile nets of transparent red, acicular crystals that sometimes cover surfaces of about 1 [cm.sup.2] are quite typical.