propylitization


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propylitization

(prəʊˌpɪlɪtaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

propylitisation

n
(Geological Science) the alteration of igneous rock to propylite
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This intrusive caused the folding, faulting, and metamorphism of the Jurassic sediments and the doming and propylitization of the Eocene andesites.
The dacite in the lower part of the stock is marked by strong propylitization, sericitization and pyritization, whereas silicification dominates in the upper levels.