monomineralic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mono- +‎ mineralic

Adjective[edit]

monomineralic ‎(not comparable)

  1. (geology) composed of a single mineral
    • 2000 December 1, Matthias Labrenz et al., “Formation of Sphalerite (ZnS) Deposits in Natural Biofilms of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria”, in Science[1], volume 290, number 5497, DOI:10.1126/science.290.5497.1744, pages 1744-1747:
      The almost monomineralic product results from buffering of sulfide concentrations at low values by sphalerite precipitation.