This 72-slide PowerPoint presentation discusses mineral assemblages and metamorphic facies in terms of temperature and pressure changes. Eclogite, granulite, amphibolite, blueschist, greenschist, prehnite-pumpellyite, zeolite, sanidinite, pyroxene hornfels, hornblende hornfels, and albite-epidote hornfels facies are defined. The presentation also covers partial overprinting, geothermometers, geobarometers, and forward heat flow models. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html
Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Metamorphic Processes, Metamorphic Rock Suites and Facies, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:PTt Relationships Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Course Information:Course Site Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16) Topics: Solid Earth:Petrology:Metamorphic Rock Suites and Facies, Solid Earth:Geochemistry, Petrology:PTt Relationships, Metamorphic Processes, Solid Earth, Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics Solid Earth Processes: Metamorphism Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Petrology, GeochemistryKeywords: progressive metamorphism, prograde, retrograde, relict, zonation
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