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Way in which a trace element can substitute for a common element of the same valency and nearly the same ionic radius in a crystal lattice, e.g. Hf4+ for Zr4+. The trace element is said to be camouflaged by the more common element. Compare capture.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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