- formed by descending waters, as mineral or ore deposits (opposed to hypogene).
Origin of supergene1
- a portion of a chromosome consisting of linked genes that act as a single unit of inheritance.
Origin of supergene2
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Supergene enrichment has generally been treated as a continuously progressive process.The Economic Aspect of Geology
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