ImportantBed

Friday, January 21, 2005

Metasomatic Replacement

The process of simultaneous solution and deposition whereby one mineral replaces another. It is an important process in the formation of epigenetic mineral deposits (those formed after the formation of the host rock), in the formation of high- and intermediate-temperature hydrothermal ore deposits, and in supergene sulfide enrichment (enriched by generally

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

<< Home