n.1.The act of making red.
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1366/0003702894202201 Ben-Dot E, Levin N, Singer A, Karnieli A, Braun O, Kidron GJ (2006) Quantitative mapping of the soil rubification process on sand dunes using an airborne hyperspectral sensor.
Heath Harwood, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 The soils of southeastern Mississippi are generally classified as Ultisols, and exhibit characteristics of extensive weathering such as: rubification, prominent illuvial clay accumulations, depletions in alkaline earth metals, and acidic pH values.
The rubification of soils in the subantarctic tundra and in parts of the polar desert results in reddish-brown organic Fe compounds.