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  • adj. Of or pertaining to petrogenesis, the creation of new rock.

Etymologies

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petro- +‎ genetic

Examples

  • Ontario in order to: 1) mineralogically characterize the 577 samples by QEMSCAN, 2) determine magnesite and talc contents of each sample, 3) determine the minerals that contribute certain potentially recoverable trace elements, 4) look at selected samples petrographically (21 samples) to aid with a petrogenetic model and 5) determine the "natural variability" of a

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