The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Macle
|←Maclay, William||The Encyclopedia Americana
|MacLean, George Edwin→|
|Edition of 1920. See also Chiastolite on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.|
MACLE, măk'l, in mineralogy, a variety of andalusite, occurring in long, tapering crystals in clay-slate. They have the axes and angles of a different color from the rest of the crystals, owing to a regular arrangement of impurities in the interior.