Petrogenesis of metamorphic rocks / Kurt Bucher, Rodney Grapes.

Author
Edition
  • 8th ed.
Published
  • Berlin ; New York : Springer ©2011
Physical description
1 online resource (xii, 428 pages) : illustrations
ISBN
  • 9783540741695
  • 3540741690
  • 9783540741688
  • 3540741682
Local notes
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • pt. 1. Introduction and general aspects of metamorphism. Definition, conditions and types of metamorphism ; Metamorphic rocks ; Metamorphic processes ; Metamorphic grade -- pt. 2. Metamorphism of specific rock types. Metamorphism of ultramafic rocks ; Metamorphism of dolomites and limestones ; Metamorphism of pelitic rocks (metapelites) ; Metamorphism of marls ; Metamorphism of mafic rocks ; Metamorphism of quartzofeldspathic rocks.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • Petrogenesis of Metamorphic Rocks illustrates stability relations in minerals with a variety of diagrams. The text discusses the most common metamorphic rock types, their nomenclature, structure and presents a graphical representation of their mineral assemblages.

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