Definition of veinlet in English:

veinlet

noun

  • See vein

    • ‘The gold forms more coherent, solid veinlets or ‘leaves’ in the calcite and quartz than it does in the altered rocks.’
    • ‘It mainly occurs as coatings on walls of cavities and as veinlets in fractures.’
    • ‘The highly fractured felsite is cemented by veinlets of chrysocolla and malachite with minor amounts of cuprite.’
    • ‘These lode deposits occur as a strata-bound series of thin veins and veinlets that carry free coarse-grained and high-grade gold.’
    • ‘Some of the material contained micaceous masses of specular hematite associated with quartz, epidote, and numerous veinlets of calcite.’

Pronunciation

veinlet

/ˈveɪnlət/