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Related to mineralization: nitrification, ammonification, Mineralization of bone

mineralization

 [min″er-al-ĭ-za´shun]
the addition of mineral matter to the body.

min·er·al·i·za·tion

(min'ĕr-ăl-i-zā'shŭn),
The introduction of minerals into a structure, as in the normal mineralization of bones and teeth or the pathologic mineralization of tissues, that is, dystrophic or metastatic calcification.

mineralization

[-īzā′shən]
Etymology: L, minera + Gk, izein, to cause
the addition of any mineral to the body.

min·er·al·i·za·tion

(minĕr-ăl-ī-zāshŭn)
Introduction of minerals into a structure, as in the normal mineralization of bones and teeth or pathologic mineralization of tissues.

mineralization

the conversion of organic matter to inorganic matter.

Mineralization

The process by which the body uses minerals to build bone structure.
Mentioned in: Rickets

min·er·al·i·za·tion

(minĕr-ăl-ī-zāshŭn)
The introduction of minerals into a structure, as in the normal mineralization of bones and teeth or the pathologic mineralization of tissues.

mineralization,

n the bioprecipitation of an inorganic substance.

mineralization

the addition of mineral matter to the body, especially the skeleton.

cutaneous mineralization
see calcinosis cutis.
dystrophic mineralization
see dystrophic calcification.
ectopic mineralization
the deposition of calcium salts in abnormal locations, e.g. in uremia, hypervitaminosis D.
mineralization front
the interface between the unmineralized osteoid and the mineralized bone. Called also phosphate ridge.
heterotopic mineralization
see ectopic mineralization (above).
metastatic mineralization
calcification of unusual tissues leading to the development of metastatic bone.
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Walford says there's the potential for deep mineralization in their zones.
Factors which may delay or prevent these forward looking statements from being realized include misinterpretation of data; that we may not be able to raise sufficient funds to complete our intended exploration; that our application to drill may be denied; that weather, logistical problems or hazards may prevent us from exploration; that analysis of data can be done accurately and at depth; that results which we have found in any particular location are not necessarily indicative of larger areas of our property; and that despite encouraging data there may be no commercially exploitable mineralization on our properties.
Argentina: Castanos property: This property shows complex geology composed of volcanics and intrusives where intermediate sulphidation, high sulphidation and porphyry copper style alteration and mineralization has been outlined.
Forward looking statements in this news release include that each pipe has the potential to be a stand-alone uranium mine if mineralization of sufficient quantity and grade is discovered; that we have identified numerous additional pipes and additional claim staking is progressing at the current time; that further acquisitions will be announced as they are completed; that the Pipes being complexly clustered is positive for mineralization; that indications are positive for mineralization; that a three dimensional model will be generated for each mineral body detected; that a drilling program will be designed around each geophysical model; and that we are targeting minerals in each of our project areas.
This will test gold mineralization which occurs intermittently over a distance of 1,800 meters from the northern-most trench at Hondo Valle to the new results at Escandalosa in the south reported here.
By the terms of the agreement, Ivanhoe must spend a minimum of US$20 million in order to earn any interest in the mineral rights to the project property and may acquire up to a 70% interest in mineralization above a depth of 560 metres and an 80% interest in mineralization below a depth of 560 metres by spending US$35 million.
The best results were obtained in hole CLRC-12 which intersected a wide zone of continuous mineralization over 40m averaging 137.
The mineralization is open to the west with the last sample grading 1.
A drill program by Midas Resouces is planned in the spring of 2006 following up widespread mineralization encountered in previous drilling and looking for high grade Pogo-style mineralization.
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