An Introduction to Metamorphic Petrology

An Introduction to Metamorphic Petrology

By: Bruce Yardley (author)Paperback

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An introduction to the subject of metamorphic rocks to students with a general geology background. The text develops the basic principles to a level suitable for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students.

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1. The concepts of metamorphism. 2. Chemical equilibrium in metamorphism. 3. Metamorphism of pelitic rocks. 4. Metamorphisms of basic igneous rocks. 5. Metamorphism of marbles and calc-silicate rocks. 6. Metamorphic textures and processes. 7. The relationships between regional metamorphism and tectonic processes.

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  • publication date: 08/05/1989
  • ISBN13: 9780582300965
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9780582300965
  • weight: 478
  • ISBN10: 0582300967

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