Definition of Mineralization

1. n. The process of mineralizing, or forming a mineral by combination of a metal with another element; also, the process of converting into a mineral, as a bone or a plant.



Definition of Mineralization

1. Noun. A form of fossilization in which the organic parts of an organism are replaced by minerals ¹

2. Noun. The breakdown of organic matter in the soil to form soluble inorganic compounds ¹

3. Noun. (medicine) The deposition of calcium salts in abnormal parts of the skeleton ¹

4. Noun. The addition of minerals to water to make a mineral water ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mineralization

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Medical Definition of Mineralization

1. 1. The process of mineralizing, or forming a mineral by combination of a metal with another element; also, the process of converting into a mineral, as a bone or a plant. 2. The act of impregnating with a mineral, as water. 3. The conversion of a cell wall into a material of a stony nature. Origin: Cf. F. Mineralisation. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mineralization

mineral tar
mineral vein
mineral water
mineral waters
mineral wax
mineral wool
mineralisation
mineralise
mineralised
mineralises
mineralising
mineralist
mineralists
minerality
mineralizable
mineralization (current term)
mineralizations
mineralize
mineralized
mineralizer
mineralizers
mineralizes
mineralizing
minerall
minerally
mineralocoid
mineralocorticoid
mineralocorticoids
mineralogic
mineralogical

Literary usage of Mineralization

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Permafrost: Second International Conference, July 13-28, 1973 : USSR by Frederick J. Sanger, Peter J. Hyde (1978)
"In this connection, as systematic observations have indicated, mineralization and composition of feed water changed very little during the entire period up ..."

2. The Examination of Prospects: A Mining Geology by Charles Godfrey Gunther (1912)
"Fissures and Lodes Formed Subsequent to the Principal mineralization.—In most mining districts the important mineralization was confined to one period, ..."

3. Report of the Royal Ontario Nickel Commission: With Appendix by Ontario Royal Nickel Commission, George Thomas Holloway (1917)
"The granite blocks become smaller and smaller as the ore body is approached, until, finally, more massive ore is found. mineralization of Hanging=Wall and ..."

4. The Barite Deposits of Missouri and the Geology of the Barite District by William Arthur Tarr (1918)
"Time of mineralisation The time of mineralization cannot be fixed because there are no formations younger than the Pennsylvanian system in association with ..."

5. The Barite Deposits of Missouri and the Geology of the Barite District by William Arthur Tarr (1918)
"Time of mineralisation The time of mineralization cannot be fixed because there are no formations younger than the Pennsylvanian system in association with ..."

6. Sewerage: The Designing, Construction and Maintenance of Sewerage Systems by Amory Prescott Folwell (1907)
"mineralization. PRECIPITATION removes 50$ to 6o# of the organic impurities of sewage, ... So far as we know this can be attained only by mineralization, ie, ..."

7. Sewerage: The Designing, Construction, and Maintenance of Sewerage Systems by Amory Prescott Folwell (1901)
"mineralization. PRECIPITATION removes 50$ to 6o<£ of the organic impurities of sewage, but leaves most of those in solution practically unchanged, ..."

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