permineralization

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per·min·er·al·i·za·tion

 (pûr-mĭn′ər-ə-lĭ-zā′shən)
n.
The formation of a fossil from the remains of an organism by the replacement of its tissues by minerals.

per·min′er·al·ize′ v.
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Kind of remains: Achenes and utricles, permineralized.
Falcon-Lang and Scott (2000) documented the presence of charred coniferopsid wood of Dadoxylon-type and noted that permineralized logs consist of pycnoxylic coniferopsid wood that lacked growth rings.
2012: Permineralized fruits from the late Eocene of Panama give clues of the composition of forests established early in the uplift of Central America.
Stovall and Schoff (1943:122) noted: "Fossil remains in the stream-laid portion of the cave deposits consist of fragmentary bones, all more or less permineralized.
permineralized flowers (Rosaceae) from the Eocene of British Columbia: Canadian Journal of Botany, v.
This assignment is based on a broad spectrum of exquisitely permineralized pristine and damaged tissue anatomy, demonstrating a typical holometabolous life style (Labandeira and Phillips, 1996, 2002).
2:15: INSECT - PLANT INTERACTIONS FROM THE MIOCENE OF WASHINGTON: PERMINERALIZED LEPIDOPTERAN COPROLITES, P.
Once deeply buried, the bone became permineralized, probably through the absorption of manganese andiron.
terminalis (Fisher, 1975), and Protoyucca shadishii, the first reported permineralized monocotyledon with secondary growth (Tidwell & Parker, 1990).
The specimen shows different preservation and discoloration than the peccary bones and mammoth tooth fragments, being more permineralized rather than leached (as the peccary bones are).
Pearson (1986) has shown that the permineralized lycophyte stem Anabattlra pulcherrima has coalified leaf laminae and cuticular features closely comparable to those of Ulodendron.
These fossils serve as a valuable link between the permineralized Middle Eocene genera from Clarno, Oregon and extant forms.