Definition of albitization in US English:

albitization

(also albitisation)

noun

Geology
  • A process by which plagioclase or alkali feldspar in a rock is replaced by albite.

Origin

Late 19th century. From albite + -ization, after German Albitisirung.

Pronunciation

albitization

/ˌalbɪtʌɪˈzeɪʃn/