Definition of minerogenesis in US English:

minerogenesis

noun

Geology
  • The formation of minerals; = metallogeny.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. From miner- + -o- + -genesis. Compare Italian minerogenesi, and earlier German minerogenetisch.

Pronunciation

minerogenesis

/ˌmɪnərə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/