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Petrology

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Noun

1. lithology, petrology

the branch of geology that studies rocks: their origin and formation and mineral composition and classification

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Petrology

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noun plural -gies
the study of the composition, origin, structure, and formation of rocks
. Abbreviation: petrol

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Petrology

see synonyms of petrology
noun
the branch of geology that deals with the classification, location, composition, structure, and origin of rocks

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Petrology

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n.
The branch of geology that deals with the origin, composition, structure, and alteration of rocks.

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