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An introduction to igneous and metamorphic petrology

Author: John DuNann Winter
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, 2001.
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Providing enough background to be rigorous, without being exhaustive, it gives readers good preparation in the techniques of modern petrology; a clear and organized review of the classification,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John DuNann Winter
ISBN: 0132403420 9780132403429
OCLC Number: 488585310
Description: xx, 697 s. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: I. IGNEOUS PETROLOGY. 1. Some Fundamental Concepts. 2. Classification and Nomenclature of Igneous Rocks. 3. Textures of Igneous Rocks. 4. Igneous Structures and Field Relationships. 5. An Introduction to Thermodynamics. 6. The Phase Rule and One- and Two-Component Systems. 7. Systems with More Than Two Components. 8. Chemical Petrology I: Major and Minor Elements. 9. Chemical Petrology II: Trace Elements and Isotopes. 10. Generation of Basaltic Magmas. 11. Diversification of Magmas. 12. Layered Mafic Intrusions. 13. Mid-Ocean Ridge Volcanism. 14. Oceanic Intraplate Volcanism. 15. Continental Flood Basalts. 16. Subduction-Related Igneous Activity Part I: Island Areas. 17. Subduction-Related Igneous Activity Part II: Active Continental Margins. 18. Granitoid Rocks. 19. Continental Alkaline Magmatism. 20. Anorthosites. II. METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY. 21. An Introduction to Metamorphism. 22. A Classification of Metamorphic Rocks. 23. Structures and Textures of Metamorphic Rocks. 24. Stable Mineral Assemblages in Metamorphic Rocks. 25. Metamorphic Facies and Metamorphosed Mafic Rocks. 26. Metamorphic Reactions. 27. Thermodynamics of Metamorphic Reactions. 28. Metamorphism of Pelitic Sediments. 29. Metamorphism of Calcareous and Ultramafic Rocks. 30. Metamorphic Fluids and Metasomatism. Appendix A: Units and Constants. Appendix B: Abbreviations and Acronyms. Appendix C: The CIPW Norm.
Responsibility: John D. Winter.

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