pyrogenetic mineral

pyrogenetic mineral

[¦pī·rō·jə′ned·ik ′min·rəl]
(mineralogy)
An anhydrous mineral of an igneous rock, usually crystallized at high temperature in a magma containing relatively few volatile components.
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