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Zircon is one mineral which survives metamorphism. Zircons can survive processes like erosion, transport and metamorphism, so they preserve a record of past geological processes. From Wikipedia, Zircon is common in the crust of Earth. It occurs as a common accessory mineral in igneous rocks (as primary crystallization products), in metamorphic rocks and ...


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From the answer I received in The Nacked Scientists I must classify them as supergenic. Freedictionary defines supergene processes as "processes of the physical and chemical conversion of mineral matter in the upper parts of the earth’s crust and on its surface through the action of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and living organisms at low temperatures. ...


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