(pr`*jn"*ss), n. [Pref. para- + genesis.] 1. (Min.) The science which treats of minerals with special reference to their origin.
[1913 Webster]

2. (Geol.) (a) The formation of minerals in contact, so as to affect one another's development. (b) The order in which minerals occurring together in rocks and veins have developed.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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