A crystalline form that is readily recognized by its planar faces. Euhedral minerals are recognize by their characteristic crystalline faces. In a rock where mos 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.)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Walter C. McCrone, John Gustave Delly, The Particle Atlas, W. McCrone Associates, Chicago, IV, 1972
- Submitted information Comment: José Delgado Rodrigues, LNEC, 2009.