Studies in metamorphism and metasomatism
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Studies in metamorphism and metasomatism a special volume of the American journal of science in memory of Philip M. Orville, 1930-1980

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Published by Kline Geology Laboratory, Yale University in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English


  • Orville, Philip M.,
  • Metamorphism (Geology),
  • Metasomatism (Mineralogy)

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Edition Notes

StatementHugh J. Greenwood, editor.
SeriesAmerican journal of science -- v. 283-A.
ContributionsOrville, Philip M., Greenwood, Hugh J.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 616 p. :
Number of Pages616
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14243624M

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Metamorphism study guide by cnyberg includes 23 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. Metasomatism (changes to composition by fluid mass transport) Changes to mineralogy and texture. Regional Metamorphism. Metasomatism definition is - metamorphism that involves changes in the chemical composition as well as in the texture of rock. EVIDENCE FROM SECONDARY MINERALS FOR THREE STAGES OF METASOMATISM DURING THERMAL METAMORPHISM IN ORDINARY CHONDRITES. J. A. Lewis1 and R. H. Jones1,2, 1Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM [email protected] 2School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK. Metasomatism and the Chemical Transformation of Rock: The Role of Fluids in Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Processes (Lecture Notes in Earth System Sciences) - Kindle edition by Harlov, Daniel, Austrheim, Hakon. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Metasomatism and the Chemical 2/5(1).