paragenesia

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paragenesis or paragenesia (ˌpærəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs, ˌpærədʒɪˈniːzɪə)
 
n
a characteristic association of minerals in a particular type of rock or ore deposit
 
paragenesia or paragenesia
 
n
 
paragenetic or paragenesia
 
adj
 
parage'netically or paragenesia
 
adv

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