Meaning of crystalloblastic in English:

crystalloblastic

(also crystaloblastic)

Pronunciation /ˌkrɪstələ(ʊ)ˈblastɪk/ /ˌkrɪst(ə)lə(ʊ)ˈblastɪk/

adjective

Geology
  • Of a rock or its texture: consisting of crystals of a number of different mineral species which formed simultaneously from a melt in chemical equilibrium.

    Such a texture is found in some schists and other recrystallized metamorphic rocks, and contrasts with the textures resulting from the successive crystallization of mineral species such as occurs in igneous rocks.

Origin

Early 20th century. From crystallo- + -blastic, after German kristalloblastisch.