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petrogenesis

Edited by Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199653065
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744334
petrogenesis

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The origin and evolutionary history of rocks, especially *igneous rocks. Compare petrography. See petrology.

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Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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