tourmalinization

noun

tour·​ma·​lin·​iza·​tion
ˌtu̇rmələ̇nə̇ˈzāshən
plural -s
: a process by which previously existing minerals are replaced wholly or in part by tourmaline

Word History

Etymology

tourmalinize + -ation

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“Tourmalinization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tourmalinization. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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