Definition of Macles
1. macle [n] - See also: macle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macles
Literary usage of Macles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Mineralogy by Joseph Henry Collins (1878)
"OF macles AND THE IRREGULARITIES OP CRYSTALS. 129. macles, Twin-crystals ... Cubical macles.—Figs. 498 to 505 are macles occurring in the cubical system. ..."
2. Elements of Mineralogy, Crystallography and Blowpipe Analysis: From a by Alfred Joseph Moses, Charles Lathrop Parsons (1909)
"TWIN CRYSTALS OR macles. CRYSTALS frequently form which evidently consist of two individuals one of which is reversed with respect to the other. ..."
3. Elements of mineralogy by James Nicol (1873)
"Where, however, crystals are united with only some, not all, their similar faces and axes parallel, they are named macles or twin crystals. ..."