plural -s
: a metasomatic process whereby a preexisting dark mineral has been converted to amphibole

Word History


amphibole + -ization

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amphibolization was in 1885

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“Amphibolization.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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