Overview

paramorph


'paramorph' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Earth Sciences and Geography

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A crystal formed by the conversion of one mineral polymorph (see polymorphism) to another. The polymorphs of silica provide a good example. If the high-temperature form, cristobalite, converts to a lower-temperature form, e.g. tridymite, the tridymite would form a paramorph.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.