Definition of hydrothermally in English:



  • See hydrothermal

    • ‘They have an underlying hydrothermally altered zone and contain abundant copper, zinc, and lead sulphides.’
    • ‘This is testament to the inert nature of gold; the metal is commonly deposited hydrothermally as grains, wires, and crystals in quartz veins.’
    • ‘It is likely that at least some of the magnetite in these specimens has grown hydrothermally.’
    • ‘The deposits occur as veins, vein series, and stockwork zones hosted by hydrothermally altered rocks.’
    • ‘A third of the original edifice was removed, mainly from the southern part, leaving exposed a hydrothermally altered core.’