Books  Physical Sciences  Earth & Planetary Sciences  Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology 

An Introduction to Metamorphic Petrology


Series: Longman Earth Science Series

By: Bruce WD Yardley

248 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | May 1989 | #35025 | ISBN: 0582300967
Availability: Usually dispatched within 2-4 weeks Details
NHBS Price: £53.99 $73/€61 approx

About this book

An introduction to the subject of metamorphic rocks to students with a general geology background. The text develops the basic principles to a level suitable for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students.

'at long last here is a textbook on metamorphic petrology that one can wholeheartedly recommend to undergraduate students ... it should be essential reading. Mineralogical Society


1. The concepts of metamorphism. 2. Chemical equilibrium in metamorphism. 3. Metamorphism of pelitic rocks. 4. Metamorphisms of basic igneous rocks. 5. Metamorphism of marbles and calc-silicate rocks. 6. Metamorphic textures and processes. 7. The relationships between regional metamorphism and tectonic processes.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

A Guide to Rocks

NHBS Price: £4.50 $6/€5 approx

The Field Description of Igneous Rocks

NHBS Price: £25.50 $35/€29 approx

Ultrahigh Pressure Metamorphism

NHBS Price: £51.99 $70/€59 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194