Definition of endmember in English:

endmember

Line breaks: end|member
Pronunciation: /ˈɛndmɛmbə/

noun

Geology
A mineral or rock representing one end of a series having a range of composition.
More example sentences
  • The A-type granites cluster towards the mantle endmember.
  • The isotopic composition of these recrystallized bones is therefore a mixture between two endmember compositions, one biogenic and one diagenetic.

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