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Term: Hydrothermal alteration Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Hydrothermal alteration is the alteration of rocks or minerals due to the reactions of geothermally heated water with minerals. The process weathers and weakens the rocks such that they may become unstable.  USGSGlaciers(ambiguous) 

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