Definition of propylitization in English:

propylitization

(also propylitisation)

noun

Geology
  • The hydrothermal alteration of an igneous rock to propylite, especially around an ore body; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Archibald Geikie (1835–1924), geologist and historian. From propylite + -ization.

Pronunciation

propylitization

/ˌprɒpɪlɪtʌɪˈzeɪʃn/