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con·choi·dal

(kon-koy'dăl),
Shaped like a shell; having alternate convexities and concavities on the surface.
[concha + G. eidos, appearance]

conchoidal

(kŏng-koy′dăl) [″ + eidos, form, shape]
Shell-shaped.

con·choi·dal

(kŏn-koydăl)
Shaped like a shell; having alternate convexities and concavities on the surface.
[concha + G. eidos, appearance]
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It has a good cleavage parallel to {001}, no observable parting, and is brittle with a conchoidal fracture.
The medium-density magnesite is more common, and is also softer, porous, and lacking the former's texture and conchoidal fracture.
While the flakes share characteristics - such as sharp edges and conchoidal fractures - with hominin stone tools, they are not used as such by the monkeys.