Strain free

From IASGT Terminology Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Descriptive term for an optically undeformedlookingcrystal lattice, i.e. without undulose extinctionand subgrains. A strain free grain may be undeformed,or have lost intracrystalline deformation features byrecovery or recrystallisation. (Passchier and Trouw, 2005, Microtectonics)