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paragenesis

[‚par·ə′jen·ə·səs]
(mineralogy)
The association and order of crystallization of minerals in a rock or vein.
The effect of one mineral on the development of another. Also known as mineral sequence; paragenetic sequence.
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Based upon the mineral parageneses and chemical compositions of minerals (wet chemical analysis of garnet, biotite, and amphibole monomineral fractions) and the use of different geothermometers and geobarometers, the peak metamorphic conditions in main structural zones of the Estonian basement were estimated (Koppelmaa et al.
In South Estonia, the mineral parageneses of intermediate and mafic metavolcanics and Al-rich gneisses correspond to the granulite facies.