sideronitic texture

sideronitic texture

[¦sid·ə·rə¦nid·ik ′teks·chər]
(geology)
In mineral deposits, a mesh of silicate minerals so shattered and pressed as to force out solutions and other volatiles.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.