Meaning of crystalloblastic in English:

crystalloblastic

(also crystaloblastic)

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.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

crystalloblastic

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