propylitization


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propylitization

(prəʊˌpɪlɪtaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

propylitisation

n
(Geological Science) the alteration of igneous rock to propylite
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The hypothermal magmatic water mixed with abundant meteoric water and finally formed large area of propylitization. However, the ore-forming fluid had already unloaded most of the polymetallic sulfide, and this period is not the main metallogenic stage.