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Field Description of Metamorphic Rocks

Geology Guide New Edition
By: N Fry
128 pages, Illus, figs, tabs
Field Description of Metamorphic Rocks
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  • Field Description of Metamorphic Rocks ISBN: 9780471932215 Edition: 1 Paperback Aug 1991 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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About this book

Designed primarily for field use, this book provides a systematic framework that allows readers to produce useful and broadly similar descriptions of metamorphic rocks and rock-masses, despite possible differences of background or special interest.

Contents

Introduction. Background. Mapping metamorphic rocks. Banding. Minerals, rock-types, compositions and grades. Textures, fabrics, cleavage and schistosity. Scattered entities: pods, boudins, augen, pseudomorphs, veins and pegmatites. Contacts and reaction zones. Faults, mylonites and cataclasites. Reference tables and checklists. Index.

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Geology Guide New Edition
By: N Fry
128 pages, Illus, figs, tabs
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