mineralization

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mineralization

[‚min·rə·lə′zā·shən]
(geology)
The process of fossilization whereby inorganic materials replace the organic constituents of an organism.
The introduction of minerals into a rock, resulting in a mineral deposit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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