Propylitization - definition of propylitization by The Free Dictionary
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propylitization (prəʊˌpɪlɪtaɪˈzeɪʃən) or
(Geological Science) the alteration of igneous rock to propylite
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4a, b, c and e), showing an alteration zone, from the proximal mines with silicification, pyritization and adularization to the distal mines with sericitization, illitization and propylitization
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.
This intrusive caused the folding, faulting, and metamorphism of the Jurassic sediments and the doming and propylitization
of the Eocene andesites.