Striated

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A striated mineral habit has very shallow, parallel grooves or depressions on one or more crystal faces. Pyrite is an example of a mineral exhibiting a striated habit. Chesterman, p. 38

Sources

  • Chesterman, Charles W. The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals, Alfred A. Knopf: New York (1987)
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