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In the preparation of a polished section the relief caused when harder minerals stand out slightly above the surface of softer minerals. Although not desirable, the presence of such relief may help to determine the relative hardness of adjacent minerals. See kalb light line.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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