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The magma body caused by the Sudbury impact was large enough to stay hot for sufficient time to allow minerals to crystallize and separate (fractionate) in the chamber.
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Medical Definition of fractionate
: to separate (as a mixture) into different portions (as by distillation or precipitation)
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