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Alteration zones of archeological glasses often show intriguing lamellar patterns in backscattered electron images. Here, we report results of static glass corrosion experiments with two different silicate glasses that revealed laminar porosity and subordinately chemical patterns inside silica-based corrosion zones that resemble those seen in naturally altered, ancient glasses. Aside from common laminar patterns, more complex patterns were observed in corrosion zones that developed along a fracture network. The formation of such patterns cannot be explained by any of the existing glass corrosion models. We suggest that silica-based corrosion zones form by a process that involves the congruent dissolution of the glass network, which is spatially and temporally coupled to the deposition of amorphous silica at an inwardly moving reaction interface. The patterns likely form in response to fluctuations of the pH and salinity in the interfacial solution, which govern the silica solubility, deposition, and dissolution rate, and thus, its microstructure and porosity, and, in turn, are controlled by the dissolution rate of the glass and the transport properties of the silica reaction layers. However, the exact feedback mechanism producing pH fluctuations in the interfacial solution has not yet been identified and is an open question for future research.