Xenomorphic



also, allotriomorphic. petrography. noting or pertaining to a mineral grain that does not have its characteristic crystalline form but has a form impressed on it by surrounding grains; anhedral.
in an unusual form; having a strange form.
adjective
(of a mineral const-tuent of an igneous rock) not having its characteristic crystal shape because of deforming pressure from adjacent minerals

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