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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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Cassiterite (tin) mineralization related with Erciyes volcanic activities and the mode of formation of the magnetite-cassiterite-yazganite-tridymite paragenesis.
The peak paragenesis is believed to have been formed by partial melting reactions.
The mineralization appears to be associated with the fault zones with NE-SW strikes, and it exhibits a mineral paragenesis of pyrite-sphalerite-zinkenite-stibnite-gold.
Based on this previous work (Carrington, 1997 and Akright, 1997), "this gold mineralization is directly analogous to the famous Fortitude deposits in terms of structure and igneous association, ore and gangue mineralogy, paragenesis, age and host rock type.
Pure green malachite was favoured for bead making, while black-and-green ores, a copper and manganese mineral paragenesis, were used for copper metal extraction.
Porosity evolution and mineral paragenesis during low-grade metamorphism of basaltic lavas at Teigarhorn, Eastern Iceland, Am.
Analysis of development conditions of oil shale paragenesis with coal
Of interest to materials scientists, mineralogists, petrologists, geochemists, and geophysicists, the discussion includes an initial general description of the structure, chemistry, optical and physical properties, distinguishing features, and paragenesis of silica minerals.
Most BSR products form early, whereas most TSR products form late, in the paragenesis, and have distinctive crystal sizes, shapes, and/or reflectivity.
Further petrographic studies are in progress to assist in determining the paragenesis of the regional metamorphism and mineralisation.
Mica schist have a paragenesis of quartz + muscovite + biotite with minor garnet, chloritoid and plagioclase, and locally andalusite porphyroblasts cutting the [S.