metamorphization

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metamorphization (usually uncountable, plural metamorphizations)

  1. Process or action of metamorphizing.
    • 1867, Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York, Van Benthuysen & Sons; page #740:
      The geysers and other great volcanic eruptions have probably produced the immense metamorphization of such minerals as are associated with the gold‐bearing quartz veins, such as iron pyrites.