Metamorphic complexes of Asia

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Pergamon Press, Nauka Publishers , Oxford, New York, Moscow
Rocks, Metamorphic., Petrology --
Statementchief editor, V.S. Sobolev ; editors, G.G. Lepezin, N.L. Dobretsov ; translated by D.A. Brown.
ContributionsSobolev, Vladimir Stepanovich, 1908-, Dobret︠s︡ov, Nikolaĭ Leontʹevich., Lepezin, G. G., Brown, D. A. 1916-, Institut geologii i geofiziki (Akademii︠a︡ nauk SSSR)
The Physical Object
Pagination324, [26] p., [1] leaf (folded) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15178361M
ISBN 100080228542

Metamorphic complexes of Asia. Oxford ; New York: Pergamon Press ; Moscow: Nauka Publishers, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: V S Sobolev; G G Lepezin; N L Dobret︠s︡ov.

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Metamorphic core complexes are exposures of deep crust exhumed in association with largely amagmatic extension. They form, and are exhumed, through relatively fast transport of middle and lower continental crust to the Earth's surface.

During this process, high-grade metamorphic rocks (eclogite- granulite- to amphibolite- facies) are exposed below low-angle detachment faults. Cordilleran Metamorphic Core Complexes Author(s) Max D. Crittenden, Jr.; Max D. Crittenden, Jr. Search for other works by this author on: Geologic and geochronologic reconnaissance of a northwest-trending zone of metamorphic core complexes in.

Book Review: Metamorphic complexes of Asia. edited by V. Sobolev (transl. by D. Brown), Pergamon Press, Oxford,pp. + Appendix, $ The complexes are characterized by a generally heterogeneous, older metamorphic-plutonic basement terrane overprinted by low-dipping lineated and foliated mylonitic and gneissic fabrics.

An unmetamorphosed cover terrane is typically attenuated and sliced by numerous subhorizontal younger-on-older faults. The Choapa Metamorphic Complex or ChMC is a large coherent but varied group of metamorphic rocks –in other words a geologic complex– that crops out in the Chilean Coast Range in northern rocks of the formation have been metamorphosed under greenschist facies the main phase of metamorphism the rocks of the complex were heated Country: Chile.

East of the Po Ko Fault, metamorphic and related intrusive rocks of the Kannack and Ngoc Linh Complexes are exposed [18,45]. Recent petrological investigations have shown that both have.

In this section, we describe the distribution and modes of occurrence of metamorphic rocks in the three different complexes (Fig. 1b; Kannak, Ngoc Linh and Kham Duc complexes) of the Kontum Massif, based on microscopic observation of peak/near-peak metamorphic mineral assemblages are summarized in Fig.

2 and the representative assemblages of each Cited by:   Along the Pacific coast, Coastal accretionary complexes (Fig. 5; Hervé et al., ) is represented by a mixture of scattered exotic metamorphic blocks like the Madre de Dios Complex Mpodozis.

HERVÉ et al. Metamorphic complexes of the Patagonian and Fuegian Andes Geologica Acta, Vol.6, Nº 1, March44 THE PATAGONIAN ANDES The Patagonian Andes comprise a relatively low mountain belt, which bears witness of processes span-ning from late Paleozoic to present. The backbone of the Patagonian Andes is the Mesozoic to Cenozoic.

Metamorphic core complexes result from horizontal lithospheric extension and form in low-viscosity lower crust when extension occurs at high rates and deformation within the upper crust becomes localized in detachment faults.

This book presents the genetic connections of metamorphism and geodynamics. It discusses the tectonic and magmatic processes as the reason of metamorphism, and the geological types of metamorphism, which define the features of Р-Т parameters and Р-Т-t paths.

The high- to ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic rocks of the Atbashy complex were petrologically investigated.

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The eclogites of the Choloktor Formation show a prograde evolution from epidote-blueschist facies (P = 17–21 kbar and T = – °C) to peak eclogite-UHP conditions (P = 26–29 kbar and T = – °C) with a subsequent epidote-amphibolite and greenschist Cited by: 1. Formation of Metamorphic Core Complexes in non-over-thickened continen-tal crust: A case study of LiaodongPeninsula (East Asia) Kun Wang, Evgueni Burov, Charles Gumiaux, Yan Chen, Gang Lu, Leila Mezri, Liang Zhao PII: S(15) DOI: doi: / Reference: LITHOS To appear in: LITHOS Received date: Cited by: Metamorphic rock, any rock that results from the alteration of preexisting rocks in response to changing conditions, such as variations in temperature, pressure, and mechanical stress, and the addition or subtraction of chemical components.

The preexisting rocks may be igneous, sedimentary, or other metamorphic rocks. Metamorphic Core Complexes Uwe Ring* Department of Geological Sciences, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden Definition Metamorphic core complexes result from horizontal lithospheric extension and form in low-viscosity lower crust when extension occurs at high rates and deformation within the upper crust becomes localized in detachment Size: KB.

These represent sequential changes in metamorphic facies, ranging from a low-grade facies to a high-grade facies in any one area. Miyashiro (, ) suggested that these changes in metamorphic facies should be designated metamorphic facies series, and he recognized four major facies series with two intermediate “groups.” In order of.

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The Albion (Idaho), Grouse Creek, and Raft River Mountains host one of the major metamorphic core complexes in the western U.S. A metamorphic core complex is an area from a few miles to over 50 miles across characterized by a core of highgrade metamorphic rock, several miles of vertical uplift, and capping “shells” of highly sheared, attenuated, and variably.

View Metamorphic Core Complexes Research Papers on for free. Comparatively few core complexes have been described from regions of wrenching, with the prominent exception of the metamorphic massifs in the Red River Shear Zone and other strike-slip faults of SE Asia [e.g., Leloup et al., ; Morley, ].

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Android. Windows Phone Format: Paperback. Metamorphic Rocks Greek: meta == change morph == form Summary •. Metamorphism involves changes in mineral assemblage and rock texture and occurs in the solid state as a result of changes in temperature and pressure.

Mechanical deformation and chemical recrystallization are the two processes that affect rock during Size: 2MB. Metamorphic core complexes represent regions where extensional shear zones on a detachment mylonizied lower plate rocks move up from depth to the surface.

The arching of the footwall rocks is a consequence of isostatic, thermal uplift in connection with continuing extension, decompression, and erosion. Metamorphic core complexes are. The Woodlark rift of Papua New Guinea is the site of some of the youngest, most recently uplifted metamorphic core complexes (MCCs) on the planet 8, and the most rapidly extending continental crust 9.

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The book begins with basic concepts, but advances further than most other metamorphic petrology texts. It presents an introduction to the. Metamorphic Core Complexes References: Okaya and Thompson,GSA Special Paper Dokka,GSA Special Paper Rehrig,GSA Special Paper Wernicke,G3 Ch.

12 Wernicke, Wernicke, Wernicke, Smith,fig. At deeper zones- melting -> magma chambers at core of mountain chain (mix of metamorphic & igneous rocks), core later exposed after erosion and metamorphic processes and formed metamorphic rocks are revealed.

Suture. Remnant after deformation at convergent boundary after continental collision.Atlas of Metamorphic Minerals. Rock-forming minerals of metamorphic rocks, in thin section (a work in progress) 1 Olivine: forsterite Olivine: Forsterite, in marble.

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