mineraliser

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mineralizer or mineraliser (ˈmɪnərəˌlaɪzə)
 
n
1.  any of various gases dissolved in magma that affect the crystallization of igneous rocks and the formation of minerals when the magma cools
2.  an element, such as oxygen, that combines with a metal to form an ore
 
mineraliser or mineraliser
 
n

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