Petrology of Metamorphic Rocks

Petrology of Metamorphic Rocks

1st Edition - January 1, 1983

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  • Author: M. Suk
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483291871

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Reviews Central European opinions about the origin and formation of metamorphic rocks and their genetic systems, incorporating the works of such distinguished European scientists as Rosenbusch, Becke, Niggli, Sander, Eskola, Barth and others with present-day knowledge and the results of Soviet and American investigations.

Table of Contents

  • Preface


    Chapter I Study of Metamorphic Processes

    I.1 Geological and Petrographical Criteria for Metamorphism

    I.2 Division of Metamorphic Units

    I.3 Petrographical and Petrochemical Studies of Metamorphism

    I.4 Modelling of Metamorphic Processes

    I.5 Feasibility of Direct Study of Metamorphic Alterations

    Chapter II Conditions of Metamorphism

    II.1 Physical Factors

    II.2 Chemical Factors of Metamorphism

    II.3 The Formation and Growth of Minerals in Metamorphism

    Chapter III Chemical Character of Metamorphism

    III.1 Chemical Regime of Chemically Conservative Metamorphism

    III.2 Chemical Regime of Metasomatism

    III.3 Chemical Regime of Ultrametamorphism

    Chapter IV Genetic Classification of Metamorphic Rocks

    IV.1 Principles of Genetic Classifications

    IV.2 Metamorphic Equivalents of Sedimentary Rocks

    IV.3 Metamorphic Equivalents of Igneous Rocks

    IV.4 Metamorphic Mineral Deposits

    Chapter V Metamorphic Rocks in the Evolution of the Earth's Crust

    V.1 Trends of Metamorphic Changes in Chemical Composition of the Crust

    V.2 Relationship Between Homogenization and Differentiation in Metamorphism

    V.3 Changes in Type of Metamorphic Processes


    Subject Index

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  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 1983
  • Published: January 1, 1983
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483291871

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