Eclogite Facies Rocks by D.A. CarswellEclogite Facies Rocks by D.A. Carswell

Eclogite Facies Rocks

byD.A. Carswell

Paperback | August 12, 2013

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Title:Eclogite Facies RocksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:396 pagesPublished:August 12, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401092656

ISBN - 13:9789401092654

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Table of Contents

1 Eclogites and the eclogite facies: definitions and classifications.- 2 Eclogite facies mineral parageneses.- 3 Experimental studies on the stability of eclogite facies mineral parageneses.- 4 Mineral barometry and thermometry.- 5 Role of kinetics in the formation and preservation of eclogites.- 6 Isotopic systems-geochronology of eclogites.- 7 Occurrence and stability conditions of low-temperature eclogites.- 8 Formation and exhumation of medium-temperature eclogites in the Scandinavian Caledonides.- 9 Eclogite formation and distribution in the European Variscides.- 10 Formation and distribution of eclogite facies rocks in the Alps.- 11 Petrogenesis of Mg-Cr garnet peridotites in European metamorphic belts.- 12 Eclogite stability near the crust-mantle boundary.- 13 High-temperature and ultra-high pressure eclogites.- References.

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...represents a comprehensive study...one gets the impression that a real team achieved this excellent piece of work...whose high quality articles are presented in a logical manner. - Lithos; ...provides an up-to-date review of present understanding of the processes associated with eclogite facies metamorphism...Dr Carswell is to be congratulated on providing an excellent text on eclogite facies metamorphism. - Journal of Petrology