chloritization

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chloritization

(ˌklɔːrɪtaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

chloritisation

n
(Minerals) a conversion into or a substitution by chlorite
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Alteration comprises variable silicification, sericitisation, chloritisation and widespread carbonate alteration.
The process of chloritisation of biotite and consecutive origin of secondary titanite is common in granitic rocks and has been studied in detail by numerous authors (e.
The granite adjacent to the N100-110[degrees]E fracture system is affected by a low temperature hydrothermal alteration process that has led to the chloritisation of biotite, the sericitisation and illitisation of albite and less intensively of K-feldspars.