Mineralization



[min-er-uh-lahyz, min-ruh-] /ˈmɪn ər əˌlaɪz, ˈmɪn rə-/

verb (used with object), mineralized, mineralizing.
1.
to convert into a substance.
2.
to transform (a metal) into an ore.
3.
to impregnate or supply with substances.
verb (used without object), mineralized, mineralizing.
4.
to study or collect the of a region.
/ˈmɪnərəˌlaɪz; ˈmɪnrə-/
verb (transitive)
1.

2.
(of gases, vapours, etc, in magma) to transform (a metal) into an ore

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