albitization

noun
al·bi·ti·za·tion | \ ˌal-bə-tə-ˈzā-shən \
plural -s

Definition of albitization 

: a process in which albite replaces the plagioclase feldspar of an igneous rock

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First Known Use of albitization

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for albitization

albite + -ization

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