mineralization, n. [Cf. F. minéralisation.].
The process of mineralizing, or forming a mineral by combination of a metal with another element; also, the process of converting into a mineral, as a bone or a plant. [1913 Webster]
The act of impregnating with a mineral, as water. [1913 Webster]
The conversion of a cell wall into a material of a stony nature. [1913 Webster]