Definition of intergrowth in English:



  • A thing produced by intergrowing, especially of mineral crystals in rock.

    • ‘Reticulated, generally triangular-appearing twinned intergrowths of slender prismatic crystals are typically referred to as ‘sagenite.’’
    • ‘White intergrowths of albite crystals are a common associate of amazonite and smoky quartz.’
    • ‘I was thus able to easily draw not only ideal crystals, but also crystals with distorted forms and all kinds of intergrowths.’
    • ‘These intergrowths were very difficult to study.’
    • ‘The early type has been noted microscopically in intergrowths with marmatite.’