anamorphic zone


Definition of anamorphic zone

: the zone within the earth in which simple mineralogical compounds become changed by silication, decarbonization, and deoxidation to more complex ones

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First Known Use of anamorphic zone

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Anamorphic zone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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