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 Tectonics   

A branch of geology dealing with the broad architecture of the outer part of the Earth; i.e., the regional assembling of structural or deformational features, a study of their mutual relations, origin, and historical evolution. It is closely related to structural geology, with which the distinctions are blurred, but tectonics generally deals with larger features. Adj: tectonic. Syn: geotectonics 
 Tabular Crysta   

A crystal flattened parallel to any face.  
 Tabular Deposit   

A flat tablelike or stratified bed; e.g., a coal seam.  
 Taaffeite   

A hexagonal mineral, BeMg3 Al8 O16 ; hoegbomite group; a dimorph of musgravite; violet-red.  
 Tumbling Mill   

Any horizontally mounted cylindrical mill in which contents are tumbled when rotating. Name often used in connection with cleaning of objects. 
 Tourmalinization   

Introduction of, or replacement by, tourmaline. 
 Tectosilicate   

Mineral with crystal structure containing silicon-oxygen tetrahedra arranged in three-dimensional frameworks. 
 Tectonic   

Said of or pertaining to the forces involved in, or the resulting structures or features of, tectonics. Syn: geotectonic 
 Tectonic Creep   

The almost constant movement of certain fault blocks that allows strain energy to be released without major earthquakes. 
 Tabular Structure   

The structure of a mineral or rock that makes it tend to separate into plates or laminae. 
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