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 (păr′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs) also par·a·ge·ne·sia (-jə-nē′zhə)
The order in which a formation of associated minerals is generated.

par′a·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.


(ˌpærəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) or


(Geological Science) a characteristic association of minerals in a particular type of rock or ore deposit
paragenetic adj
ˌparageˈnetically adv


(ˌpær əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

the order in which the minerals in a rock or vein have crystallized.
[< German (1849): the formation of minerals in contact; see para-1, -genesis]
par`a•ge•net′ic (-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk) adj.
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Resulta de interes consultar las obras de Romero (1977, 1983) en las cuales aborda minuciosamente las consideraciones que sirvieron de paragenesis a esa agrupacion politico-intelectual.
Macroscopic inspection, petrographic and analytical scanning electron microscopic (SEM) analysis and X-ray diffractometry (XRD) were performed to characterize mineral composition and paragenesis.
En las rocas metamorficas se evaluo el metamorfismo a traves de las facies y paragenesis mineralogica.
Therefore, unconventional gas in coal measures possesses paragenesis characteristics in the same basin (Cao et al.
Morse JW, Casey WH (1988) Ostwald processes and mineral paragenesis in sediments.
EC thanks Eva Chicharro and Carlos Villaseca for introducing geological setting and mineral paragenesis within the Logrosan area and reviewing the paper.
This volume compiles and reviews current information on arsenic from such perspectives as the paragenesis and crystal chemistry of arsenic minerals, speciation and sorption in natural environments, thermodynamic properties for arsenic minerals and aqueous species, microbial arsenic metabolism and reaction energetics, health risks associated with chronic exposure to arsenic in the environment, managing arsenic in the mining industry, case studies of mines in Canada and California, and the hydrogeochemistry of the Tsumeb Deposit and its implications for arsenate mineral stability.
These results show that paragenesis of mineralization of chalcopyrite, pyrite, malachite, azurite, garnet and magnetite occurred.
1986, Mineralogy and paragenesis of "pocket" clays and associated minerals in complex granitic pegmatites, San Diego County, California.
Hay una serie de elementos traza cuyo comportamiento a nivel geoquimico es muy parecido, y se presentan en paragenesis o juntos en la naturaleza: Plomo, Cobre, Zinc, Niquel, Cobalto, Cromo.
Some of this vein paragenesis can be recognized in coarse clasts in the upper part of the stratigraphic sequence, thus suggesting that veining pre-dated deposition of the Windsor Group.