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<p>The texture of groups or masses of minerals is said to be massive when the mineral is poorly crystallized and dense, and without apparent internal structure. Massive minerals are compact and individual grains are microscopic. Flint is an example of a massive mineral.</p>
 
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The texture of groups or masses of minerals is said to be massive when the mineral is poorly crystallized and dense, and without apparent internal structure. Massive minerals are compact and individual grains are microscopic. Flint is an example of a massive mineral.
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Latest revision as of 15:26, 23 May 2013

The texture of groups or masses of minerals is said to be massive when the mineral is poorly crystallized and dense, and without apparent internal structure. Massive minerals are compact and individual grains are microscopic. Flint is an example of a massive mineral.

See Also