- the branch of petrology dealing with the origin and formation of rocks.
- the origin and formation of rocks.
Origin of petrogenesis
Also called pe·trog·e·ny [pi-troj-uh-nee] /pɪˈtrɒdʒ ə ni/.
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- The branch of petrology that deals with the origin and formation of rocks, especially igneous rocks.
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