Migmatites are highly heterogeneous rocks found in high-grade metamorphic environments; they are commonly encountered in the continental crust. Until now, many geologists have been deterred from working with migmatites because of their complex appearance and an unhelpful non-genetic nomenclature. In his Atlas of Migmatites, Dr. Edward Sawyer provides genetically based definitions and a system of nomenclature with which it will be possible to describe and map migmatites effectively and to understand how combinations of factors and processes produce a bewildering morphological diversity.
Format PDF ● Pages 387 ● ISBN 9780660197883 ● Editor P.B. Cavers ● Publisher NRC Research Press ● Published 2008 ● Downloadable 3 times ● Currency EUR ● ID 8045140 ● Copy protection Adobe DRM
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