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Petrogenesis and Experimental Petrology of Granitic Rocks

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Series: Minerals and Rocks Volume: 22

By: W Johannes and F Holtz

335 pages, 184 figs, 14 tabs


Hardback | Dec 1996 | #60931 | ISBN: 3540604162
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Dealing with the petrogenesis of granitic rocks, this work provides a summary and interpretation of experimental results obtained in synthetic and natural rock systems. The significance of water for the formation, intrusion, and crystallization of granitic magmas forms an important part of the book. Emphasizing experimental aspects, the work provides the reader with an understanding of the evolution of granites, which is the most important type of rock of the continental crust.

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