A crystalline form that is readily recognized by its planar faces. Euhedral minerals are recognize by their characteristic crystalline faces. In a rock where most of the grains are euhedral, the fabric is said to be idomorphic granular.
Synonyms and Related Terms
automorphic; idiomorphic; euédrico (Port.); automórfico (Port.); idiomórfico (Port.)
Resources and Citations
- Walter C. McCrone, John Gustave Delly, The Particle Atlas, W. McCrone Associates, Chicago, IV, 1972
- José Delgado Rodrigues, LNEC, Submitted information, 2009.