mineralization definition

  • noun:
    • a kind of fossilization when the organic areas of an organism tend to be changed by minerals
    • The break down of natural matter inside earth to create soluble inorganic compounds
    • The deposition of calcium salts in abnormal parts of the skeleton
    • The inclusion of minerals to liquid to make a mineral liquid
    • The process of mineralizing, or creating a mineral by combination of a metal with another factor; also, the entire process of transforming into a mineral, as a bone or a plant.
    • The work of impregnating with a mineral, as water.
    • The transformation of a cell wall into a material of a stony nature.
    • The work or procedure of mineralizing; the process of changing or becoming converted into a mineral, as a metal into an oxid, sulphuret, or other ore.

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