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Introduction to Metamorphic Textures and Microstructures.

Author: A J Barker (Department of Geology, University of Southampton)
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
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A text which aims to help undergraduate students in geology to recognize and interpret metamorphic textures and microstructures in thin-section. For lecturers and postgraduates in geology and petrology, the book provides reference for the interpretation of metamorphic rocks.
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Barker, A.J. (Department of Geology, University of Southampton),
Introduction to Metamorphic Textures and Microstructures.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A J Barker (Department of Geology, University of Southampton)
ISBN: 9781317856429 1317856422 9781317856436 1317856430
OCLC Number: 866858453
Notes: 8.2 Inter- and intracrystalline deformation processes and microstructures.
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Preface; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Part A Introduction to metamorphism and metamorphic rocks; 1 Environments and processes of metamorphism; 1.1 Environments of metamorphism; 1.1.1 Regionally extensive metamorphism; 1.1.2 Localised metamorphism; 1.2 The limits of metamorphism; 1.3 An introduction to chemical processes of metamorphism; 1.3.1 Equilibrium assemblages and the phase rule; 1.3.2 The energy of the system; 1.3.3 Reaction types; 1.3.4 Reaction rates; 1.3.5 Diffusion; 1.3.6 Fluid phase. 1.4 Physical processes acting during metamorphism1.4.1 Volume changes during reaction; 1.4.2 Deformation processes on the macro- and microscale; 1.4.3 Crystal defects and surface energy; 1.5 Deformation-metamorphism interrelationships; References; 2 Facies concept and petrogenetic grids; 2.1 Metamorphic facies, grade and zones; 2.2 Petrogenetic grids; References; 3 Compositional groups of metamorphic rocks; 3.1 Pelites; 3.1.1 Medium-pressure 'Barrovian' metamorphism; 3.1.2 Low-pressure assemblages; 3.1.3 High-pressure assemblages; 3.2 Metacarbonates and calc-silicate rocks. 3.3 Quartzofeldspathic metasediments3.4 Metabasites; 3.5 Metamorphosed ultramafic rocks; 3.6 Meta-granitoids; References; Part B Introduction to metamorphic textures and microstructures; Definition of texture and microstructure; Equilibrium and equilibrium assemblages; Reference; 4 Layering, banding and fabric development; 4.1 Compositional layering; 4.2 Introduction to stress, strain and fabric development; 4.3 Classification of planar fabrics in metamorphic rocks; 4.4 Processes involved in cleavage and schistosity development. 4.5 Processes involved in formation of layering in gneisses and migmatites4.5.1 The nature and origin of gneissose banding; 4.5.2 The nature and origin of layered migmatites; References; 5 Crystal nucleation and growth; 5.1 Nucleation; 5.2 Growth of crystals; 5.3 Size of crystals; 5.4 Absolute growth times; 5.5 Shape and form of crystals; 5.6 Twinning; 5.6.1 Introduction; 5.6.2 Primary twins; 5.6.3 Secondary twins; 5.7 Zoning; References; 6 Mineral inclusions, intergrowths and coronas; 6.1 Growth of porphyroblasts to enclose residual foreign phases; 6.2 Exsolution textures. 6.3 Inclusions representing incomplete replacement6.4 Symplectites; 6.5 Coronas (of high-grade rocks); References; 7 Replacement and overgrowth; 7.1 Retrograde metamorphism; 7.1.1 Environments of retrograde metamorphism; 7.1.2 Textural features of retrogression; 7.1.3 Specific types of retrogression and replacement; 7.2 Overgrowth textures during prograde metamorphism; References; Part C Interrelationships between deformation and metamorphism; 8 Deformed rocks and strain-related microstructures; 8.1 Deformation mechanisms.

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