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Atlas of migmatites / Edward W. Sawyer.

By: Sawyer, Edward W.
Series: The Canadian mineralogist., Special publication ; 9.Publisher: Canada : NRC Research Press, c2008Description: xv, 371 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm.ISBN: 9780660197876.Subject(s): Migmatite -- Atlases | Migmatite | Migmatite -- Pictorial works | PetrologyDDC classification: 552.4
Contents:
Preamble-- Preface-- Acknowledgments-- Introduction-- 1. The Scope of this atlas -- 2. General terminology and definitions needed for work on migmatites -- 3. Migmatites: the processes and morphologies -- 4. Metasomatism and migmatites -- 5. Microstructures in migmatites -- 6. Whole-rock geochemistry in migmatite studies -- 7. Migmatite-like rocks -- 8. Working with migmatites -- 9. Appendices -- 10. References-- The photographs A. Some examples of migmatites-- B. The parts of a migmatite C. Metatextite and diatestite, the first-order division of migmatites-- D. Second-order morphologies in migmatites-- E. Other morphologies of migmatite-- F. Microstrustures characteristic of migmatites-- G.Migmatite-like rocks--
Summary: Migmatites are highly heterogeneous rocks found in high-grade metamorphic environments; they are commonly encountered in the continental crust. This title provides genetically based definitions and a system of nomenclature with which it is be possible to describe and map migmatites effectively.
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Preamble--
Preface--
Acknowledgments--
Introduction--
1. The Scope of this atlas --
2. General terminology and definitions needed for work on migmatites --
3. Migmatites: the processes and morphologies --
4. Metasomatism and migmatites --
5. Microstructures in migmatites --
6. Whole-rock geochemistry in migmatite studies --
7. Migmatite-like rocks --
8. Working with migmatites --
9. Appendices --
10. References--
The photographs
A. Some examples of migmatites--
B. The parts of a migmatite
C. Metatextite and diatestite, the first-order division of migmatites--
D. Second-order morphologies in migmatites--
E. Other morphologies of migmatite--
F. Microstrustures characteristic of migmatites--
G.Migmatite-like rocks--

Migmatites are highly heterogeneous rocks found in high-grade metamorphic environments; they are commonly encountered in the continental crust. This title provides genetically based definitions and a system of nomenclature with which it is be possible to describe and map migmatites effectively.

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