1. The growth of new mineral grains from pre-existing mineral grains by the solid-state diffusion of ions in response to a change in temperature, pressure, or composition of the rock system.
2. The changing of crystal fabric or crystal size without an accompanying change in mineral chemistry.
3. See FOSSILIZATION.
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