Petrogenesis of Metamorphic Rocks by H.G.F. WinklerPetrogenesis of Metamorphic Rocks by H.G.F. Winkler

Petrogenesis of Metamorphic Rocks

byH.G.F. Winkler

Paperback | January 1, 1976

Pricing and Purchase Info

$181.40 online 
$181.95 list price
Earn 907 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

Title:Petrogenesis of Metamorphic RocksFormat:PaperbackPublished:January 1, 1976Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3540780130

ISBN - 13:9783540780137


Table of Contents

1. Definition and Types of Metamorphism.- 2. From Diagenesis to Metamorphism.- 3. Factors of Metamorphism.- 4. Mineral Parageneses: The Building Blocks of Metamorphic Rocks.- 5. Graphical Representation of Metamorphic Mineral Parageneses.- 6. Classification Principles: Metamorphic Facies versus Metamorphic Grade.- 7. The Four Divisions of Metamorphic Grade.- 8. General Characteristics of Metamorphic Terrains.- 9. Metamorphic Reactions in Carbonate Rocks.- 10. Metamorphism of Marls.- 11. Metamorphism of Ultramafic Rocks: Systems MgO-Sio2-CO2-H2O and MgO-CaO-Sio2-H2O.- 12. Metamorphism of Mafic Rocks.- 13. Very-Low-Grade Metamorphism of Graywackes.- 14. Metamorphism of Pelites.- 15. A Key to Determine Metamorphic Grades and Major Isoreaction-Grads or Isograds in Common Rocks.- 16. Regional Hypersthene Zone (Granolite High Grade).- 17. Eclogites.- 18. Anatexis, Formation of Migmatites, and Origin of Granitic Magmas.- Appendix: Nomenclature of Common Metamorphic Rocks.- Names of Important Rock Groups.- Prefixes.- Classification.