Definition of mineralization in English:

mineralization

(British mineralisation)

Pronunciation /ˌmin(ə)rələˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ˌmɪn(ə)rələˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌmin(ə)rəˌlīˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ˌmɪn(ə)rəˌlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

See mineralize

‘Again, the older events at 500-million years, are also tied up with when the gold mineralisation was occurring in Australia.’
  • ‘Gold and silver values are much lower in these veins than in the Brooklyn vein and suggest that the later stages of mineralization were much higher in gold and silver.’
  • ‘Dr. Sreenath explained that in normal dentin, decorin and biglycan are probably degraded and then mineralization proceeds.’
  • ‘The diversity of mineralization is remarkable, and the list of locations that have become well known over the last one hundred years is quite lengthy.’
  • ‘Fracturing, mineralization and replacement by chert and sulphides took place parallel to the shear-zone walls, resulting in the formation of ironstones.’