syntaxial overgrowth

syntaxial overgrowth

[sin′tak·sē·əl ′ō·vər‚grōth]
(mineralogy)
A crystallographically oriented overgrowth of two alternating, chemically identical substances.
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The types of cement are cavity filled spar and blocky with occasional occurrence of syntaxial overgrowth.
The cementation is in the form of syntaxial overgrowth and cavity filling spar cements in the microfacies (Fig.
The Syntaxial overgrowth around echinoderm grain has also been identified (Plate 2D).
Granular cement and syntaxial overgrowth cement have also been identified (Plate 2D).