Definition of Paragenesis

1. n. The science which treats of minerals with special reference to their origin.



2. n. The formation of minerals in contact, so as to affect one another's development.

Definition of Paragenesis

1. Noun. (geology) An ordered chronological sequence of mineral formations ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paragenesis

1. [n -GENESES]

Medical Definition of Paragenesis

1. The science which treats of minerals with special reference to their origin. Origin: Pref. Para- + genesis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paragenesis

paraforms
parafovea
parafransoletite
parafuchsin
paragammacism
paraganglia
paraganglioma
paragangliomas
paragangliomata
paraganglion
paraganglionic cells
parage
paragene
parageneses
paragenesis (current term)
paragenetic
paragenetically
paragenic
parages
parageusia
parageusic
paraglacial
paraglenoid groove
paraglenoid sulcus
paraglide
paraglided
paraglider

Literary usage of Paragenesis

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1. Geology of the Non-metallic Mineral Deposits Other Than Silicates by Amadeus William Grabau (1920)
"Temperature Conditions for the paragenesis of the Salt Minerals In the ... The minus sign ( —) indicates that the paragenesis does not take place between ..."

2. Chemische Mineralogie by Reinhard Brauns (1896)
"„Unter paragenesis der Mineralien ist die mehr oder wenig ausgesprochene Weise ... Erst wenn man die paragenesis eines Minerals kennt, kann man versuchen, ..."

3. The University Geological Survey of Kansas by Erasmus Haworth, Kansas Geological Survey (1904)
"paragenesis OF THE MINERALS. paragenesis, or order of formation of minerals, is a very interesting subject. It is especially valuable to the geologist and ..."

4. State Geological Survey of Kansas. [Reports] by Kansas Geological Survey (1904)
"paragenesis OF THE MINERALS. paragenesis, or order of formation of minerals, is a very interesting subject. It is especially valuable to the geologist and ..."

5. Some Physico-chemical Themes by Alfred Walter Stewart (1922)
"paragenesis and the Influence of Temperature. An examination of Fig. 19 will show that some of the rectangles are conterminous, while others do not touch ..."

6. Recent Advances in Physical and Inorganic Chemistry by Alfred Walter Stewart (1909)
"paragenesis AND THE INFLUENCE OF TEMPERATURE An examination of Fig. 15 will show that some of the rectangles are conterminous, while others do not touch ..."

7. The Fundamental Principles of Petrology by Ernst Weinschenk (1916)
"paragenesis of Contact-rocks.—Various combinations of the chief minerals of contact-rocks have produced a great variety of forms. 1. ..."

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