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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.
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(ˌpærəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) or


(Geological Science) a characteristic association of minerals in a particular type of rock or ore deposit
paragenetic adj
ˌparageˈnetically adv
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(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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To establish possible link between digenesis and reservoir quality, the digenetic model and table for paragenetic sequences of the digenesis were constructed (Fig.
A morphological, mineralogical and paragenetic description of quartz veins is presented, a detailed fluid inclusion study is reported, and an estimation of the conditions related to temperature, pressure, pH and oxygen fugacity (f[O.sub.2]) is performed.
Fischer assay oil yield (wt%), Rock-Eval parameters, total organic carbon (TOC, wt%) and sulfur content were determined and proximate analysis was performed at the Key-Lab for Oil Shale and Paragenetic Minerals of Jilin Province, Changchun, China.
Hell, "Paragenetic sequences of carbonate and sulphide minerals of the Mamfe Basin (Cameroon): Indicators of palaeo-fluids, palaeo-oxygen levels and diagenetic zones," Journal of African Earth Sciences, vol.
This paper examines the origin of the fluid and constrains the local paragenetic history based on a petrographical, geochemical, and microthermometric analyses of the veins.
Conclusions: Overall the demonstration/manifestation and variability of fertility traits of boars during reproductive exploitation is influenced by various genetic and paragenetic factors/effects.
Presently the scope of auxlogy scientific knowledge encompasses not only issues concerning genetic conditions, paragenetic conditions and environmental processes of personal development but also health promotion and methods of controlling changes taking place in ontogenesis (Kopczynska-Sikorska, 2004; Kornafel, 1978; Baranski, Bogdanowicz, Lomnicki, 1938).
Using the annual value estimates of radiation energy consumption on soil formation (Q) they managed to develop [5] a unified bioenergy system of communities (paragenetic species of soils and vegetation), which demonstrated as a whole the cause-and-effect relations of landscape zonal shifts on the earth's surface.
Therefore, the dating of dolomitization events and the paragenetic sequence of diagenetic processes is complicated and we are able to propose only some preliminary interpretations of the diagenetic setting of the distinguished dolomite types and authigenic precipitations (Fig.
These studies focused mostly on description of the mineral forms and on paragenetic relationships.
Pedogeochemical accumulating and paragenetic associations in the industrial area of []irmunai district in Vilnius, Aplinkos in[]inerija [Environmental Engineering] 9(3): 176-183.