Definition of sericitization in English:

sericitization

(also sericitisation)

noun

Geology
  • A process by which minerals in a rock are turned into or replaced by sericite.

Origin

Late 19th century. From sericite + -ization. Compare slightly later sericitized.

Pronunciation

sericitization

/sɪˌrɪsɪtʌɪˈzeɪʃn/