Petrogenesis of Metamorphic Rocks
Metamorphic rocks make up the largest volume of the Earth. They systematically change their mineralogical composition as a result of tecto-thermal events. The outstanding feature of the 7th edition of this book is the large number of phase diagrams showing the stability relations among minerals and groups of minerals found in metamorphic rocks. The diagrams help to determine the pressure and temperature conditions under which a given collected set of metamorphic rocks may have formed. More than half of the chapters have been completely rewritten or revised. All figures have been edited and improved and recent advances in the field such as multiequilibria thermobarometry and pseudosections were incorporated in the text. The bibliography has been revised and extended, new research publications have also been included. Graduate students will find in depth information on the origin, significance and genesis of metamorphic rocks.
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Definition Conditions and Types of Metamorphism
Metamorphism of Pelitic Rocks Metapelites
Metamorphism of Mafic Rocks
Metamorphism of Ultramafic Rocks
Metamorphism of Dolomites and Limestones
Metamorphism of Granitoid Rocks
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