exsolution

[ eks-suh-loo-shuh n ]
/ ˌɛks səˈlu ʃən /

noun

Mineralogy. the process of exsolving.

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Origin of exsolution

< Latin exsolūtiōn- (stem of exsolūtiō). See ex-1, solution
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