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Metamorphism and metamorphic belts

Author: Akiho Miyashiro
Publisher: London ; Boston : G. Allen & Unwin, [1973], 1979 printing.
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My book Metamorphic Rocks and Metamorphic Belts (in Japanese) was published by Iwanami Shoten, Publishers, in Tokyo in 1965. Thus, translation accompanied by rewriting of substantial parts of the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Akiho Miyashiro
ISBN: 0045500177 9780045500178 0045500266 9780045500260
OCLC Number: 992631
Language Note: Revised translation from the Japanese of: Henseigan to henseitai, Tokyo : Iwanami Shoten. 1965.
Notes: Revised translation of: Henseigan to henseitai / Miyashiro Akiho. Tokyo : Iwanami Shoten. 1965.
Description: 492 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: I Basis of Metamorphic Petrology.- 1 Introduction.- 1-1 Concept of metamorphism.- 1-2 Geologic classification of metamorphism.- 1-3 Compositional groups of metamorphic rocks.- 1-4 Nomenclature of metamorphic rock types.- 1-5 Distribution of metamorphic rocks.- 2 Basic Characteristics of Metamorphic Reactions.- 2-1 Aim of this chapter and units of measurement.- 2-2 Solid-solid reactions.- 2-3 Open system and models for the behaviour of H2O.- 2-4 Dehydration reactions.- 2-5 Mineral assemblages and element distribution.- 2-6 Decarbonation reactions.- 2-7 Oxidation and reduction in metamorphism.- 3 Basic Concepts of Metamorphic Petrology.- 3-1 Progressive regional metamorphism.- 3-2 Outline of metamorphic facies.- 3-3 Baric types and paired metamorphic belts.- 3-4 Baric types and geothermal gradients.- 3-5 Temperature and pressure corresponding to individual metamorphic facies.- 4 Some Important Problems in Metamorphic Geology.- 4-1 Igneous rock associations related to regional metamorphism.- 4-2 Volcanic arcs in relation to low-pressure regional metamorphism.- 4-3 Metamorphic facies and geologic age.- 4-4 Diversity in low-temperature metamorphism.- 4-5 Nature of contact metamorphism.- 5 Diagrammatic Representation of Mineral Parageneses.- 5-1 Mineralogical phase rules and composition-paragenesis diagrams.- 5-2 Eskola's A CF and A `KF diagrams.- 5-3 AFM diagrams for metapelites.- 5-4 Schreinemakers bundle.- II Progressive Metamorphism.- 6A Zeolite and Prehnite-Pumpellyite Fades Metamorphism: Its Diversity.- 6A-1 Classification of burial metamorphic terranes in terms of geothermal gradients.- 6A-2 Zeolite and prehnite-pumpellyite facies terranes of the low-pressure type.- 6A-3 Zeolite distribution in active geothermal fields.- 6A-4 Zeolite and prehnite-pumpellyite facies terranes of the medium-pressure type.- 6A-5 Relevant data from high-pressure metamorphic terranes.- 6A-6 Other areas.- 6B Zeolite and Prehnite-Pumpellyite Facies Metamorphism: Progressive Mineral Changes.- 6B-1 Progressive changes in zeolite assemblages.- 6B-2 Experimental studies on the stabilities of zeolites.- 6B-3 Smectite, illite and mixed-layer clay minerals.- 6B-4 Prehnite and pumpellyite.- 6B-5 Opal, chalcedony and quartz.- 7A Metapelites: Diversity in Progressive Regional Metamorphism.- 7A-1 Nature of the diversity.- 7A-2 Low-pressure metapelites in the Ryoke belt and Abukuma Plateau, Japan.- 7A-3 Low-pressure metapelites in Australia.- 7A-4 Low-pressure metapelites in France and Spain.- 7A-5 Low-pressure metapelites in North America.- 7A-6 Medium-pressure metapelites in the Scottish Highlands.- 7A-7 Medium-pressure metapelites in the Northern Appalachians.- 7A-8 High-pressure metapelites in the Alps.- 7A-9 High-pressure metapelites in the Sanbagawa belt, Japan.- 7A-10 High-pressure metaclastics in the California Coast Ranges.- 7B Metapelites: Progressive Mineral Changes.- 7B-1 Order of discussions.- 7B-2 Disappearance of clay minerals.- 7B-3 Paragonite.- 7B-4 Muscovite.- 7B-5 Chloritoid.- 7B-6 Chlorite.- 7B-7 Formation of biotite.- 7B-8 Plagioclase.- 7B-9 Cordierite.- 7B-10 Pyralspite garnets.- 7B-11 Staurolite.- 7B-12 Formation of andalusite and kyanite.- 7B-13 Phase relations of andalusite, kyanite and sillimanite.- 7B-14 Microcline to orthoclase.- 7B-15 Breakdown of muscovite.- 7B-16 Partial melting.- 7B-17 Breakdown of biotite.- 7B-18 AFM diagrams for progressive metamorphism of pelites.- 7B-19 Lawsonite and aragonite.- 7B-20 Formation of jadeite.- 7B-21 Oxides and sulphides of iron.- 7B-22 Organic material and graphite.- 8A Metabasites: Diversity in Progressive Regional Metamorphism.- 8A-1 Mineralogical sensitivity of metabasites.- 8A-2 Low-pressure metabasites in the Ryoke belt and Abukuma Plateau, Japan.- 8A-3 Low-pressure metabasites in Spain.- 8A-4 Low-pressure metabasites in Michigan.- 8A-5 Medium-pressure metabasites in the Scottish Highlands and Norway.- 8A-6 Medium-pressure metabasites in the Northern Appalachians.- 8A-7 Metabasites in passage from the amphibolite to the granulite facies.- 8A-8 High-pressure metabasites in the Sanbagawa belt, Japan.- 8A-9 High-pressure metabasites of the California Coast Rariges.- 8B Metabasites: Progressive Mineral Changes.- 8B-1 Chlorite.- 8B-2 Epidote and zoisite.- 8B-3 Plagioclase.- 8B-4 Calcic and subcalcic amphiboles.- 8B-5 Cummingtonite, anthophyllite and gedrite.- 8B-6 Muscovite and biotite.- 8B-7 Almandine garnet.- 8B-8 Calcic clinopyroxene.- 8B-9 Orthopyroxene.- 8B-10 Glaucophane.- 8B-11 Stilpnomelane.- 8B-12 Oxides and sulphides of iron.- 9 Progressive Regional Metamorphism of Limestones.- 9-1 Compositions of limestone and fluids.- 9-2 Limestones in low-pressure regional metamorphism.- 9-3 Limestones in medium-pressure regional metamorphism.- 9-4 Limestones in high-pressure regional metamorphism.- 9-5 Progressive metamorphic reactions in siliceous dolomitic limestones.- 9-6 Metamorphic reactions in alumina-containing siliceous limestones.- 10 Progressive Contact Metamorphism and Pyrometamorphism.- 10-1 Contact metamorphism of pelites to produce andalusite as the only Al2SiO5 mineral.- 10-2 Contact metamorphism of pelites to produce sillimanite with or without andalusite.- 10-3 Contact metamorphism of pelites to produce staurolite and kyanite.- 10-4 Possible example of partial melting in a contact aureole.- 10-5 Pyrometamorphism of pelitic and psammitic rocks.- 10-6 Contact metamorphism of basic rocks.- 10-7 Contact metamorphism of limestones.- 11 Metamorphic Facies and Facies Series.- 11-1 Development of the concept of metamorphic facies.- 11-2 Metamorphic facies of the low-pressure type.- 11-3 Metamorphic facies of the medium-pressure type.- 11-4 Metamorphic facies of the high-pressure type.- 12 Eclogites and the Eclogite Facies.- 12-1 Eclogites and Eskola's concept of the eclogite facies.- 12-2 Relation between the granulite and the eclogite facies.- 12-3 Relation between the eclogite and hydrous metamorphic facies.- 12-4 Eclogite inclusions.- 12-5 Granites and metapelites in the eclogite facies.- III Metamorphism and Crustal Evolution.- 13 Metamorphic Belts of North America.- 13-1 Constitution of North America 3.- 13-2 Metamorphism in the Canadian Shield.- 13-3 The metamorphic belt of the Appalachians.- 13-4 Metamorphic belts in the Cordilleran Mountains.- 14 Metamorphic Belts of Europe.- 14-1 Constitution of Europe.- 14-2 Metamorphism in the Baltic Shield.- 14-3 Metamorphic belts in the Caledonides.- 14-4 Metamorphic belts in the west European Hercynides.- 14-5 Metamorphic belts in the west European Alpides.- 14-6 Correlation and basements of metamorphic belts in the Atlantic regions.- 15 Metamorphic Belts in Japan and its Environs.- 15-1 Present-day arcs of the Japanese Islands.- 15-2 The Asiatic Continent and the Japanese Islands.- 15-3 Paired metamorphic belts.- 15-4 Hida metamorphic complex.- 15-5 High-pressure metamorphic terranes older than the Sangun belt.- 15-6 Sangun metamorphic belt.- 15-7 Ryoke metamorphic belt and Abukuma Plateau.- 15-8 Sanbagawa metamorphic belt.- 15-9 Metamorphism of the Shimanto terrane and the Mizuho orogenic belt.- 15-10 Summary of the chronology and distribution of metamorphic belts in the Honshu Arc.- 15-11 Hidaka and Kamuikotan metamorphic belts in Hokkaido.- 15-12 Metamorphic belts of the Ryukyu Arc and Taiwan.- 16 Metamorphic Belts in the Southwest Pacific.- 16-1 Characteristics of the Southwest Pacific regions.- 16-2 The Australian Continent.- 16-3 New Zealand.- 16-4 Celebes.- 16-5 New Caledonia.- 16-6 Yap Islands.- 17 Tectonics of Regional Metamorphic Belts.- 17-1 Tectonic classification of metamorphic belts.- 17-2 Variation in the rate of plate convergence and the relation between paired and unpaired metamorphic belts.- 17-3 Summary of geologic features of metamorphic belts.- 17-4 Tectonic significance of medium-pressure regional metamorphism.- 17-5 Temperature distribution in orogenic belts.- 17-6 Major faults, slab surfaces, aad the uplift of high-pressure metamorphic complexes.- 17-7 Tectonics of island arcs and paired metamorphic belts in the main part of Japan.- 18 Metamorphic Structure of Continental Crusts.- 18-1 Constitution of continents.- 18-2 Precambrian shields.- 18-3 Vertical differentiation of continental crusts.- 18-4 Phanerozoic orogenic belts.- 19 Ocean-floor Metamorphism and its Significance.- 19-1 Hard rocks of deep ocean floors.- 19-2 Metabasalts and metagabbros from deep ocean floors.- 19-3 Significance of ocean-floor metamorphism.- 20 Cataclastic Metamorphism along Transform Faults.- 20-1 Classification and field relations of cataclastic metamorphic rocks.- 20-2 The San Andreas fault zone in California.- 20-3 The Alpine fault of Naw Zealand.- 20-4 Cataclastic rocks along transform faults in ocean floors.- Appendix History of the Study of Metamorphism.- References.
Other Titles: Henseigan to henseitai.
Responsibility: by Akiho Miyashiro.

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