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Definition of exogenic

Exogenic:
a. Pertaining to a rock composed of fragments of older rocks and owing its origin chiefly to agents acting from without.
A.G.I.
b. Applied to processes originating at or near the surface of the earth, such as weathering and denudation, and to rocks, ore deposits and land forms which owe their origin to such processes. Opposite of endogenetic: endogenie.
Holms, 1920


Also see: exogenetic


 
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