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A practical guide to rock microstructure, Ron H. Vernon

Label
A practical guide to rock microstructure
Title
A practical guide to rock microstructure
Statement of responsibility
Ron H. Vernon
Title variation
Rock microstructure
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Vernon, R. H.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rocks
  • Metamorphism (Geology)
Label
A practical guide to rock microstructure, Ron H. Vernon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 495-578) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Background : History of the examination of rocks with the microscope ; How relevant is the microscope today? ; Mineral identification ; The concept of a section ; Newer techniques ; Quantitative approaches ; Some terms ; Traditional rock groupings ; Importance of evidence ; Kinds of evidence used ; Complexity -- Microstructures of sedimentary rocks : Epiclastic ('terrigenous') sedimentary rocks ; Pyroclastic sedimentary rocks ; Organic and bioclastic sedimentary rocks ; Chemical sedimentary rocks -- Microstructures of igneous rocks : Structure of silicate melts and glasses ; Crystallization (freezing) of magma: nucleation and growth ; Grainsize in igneous ; Grain shapes in igneous rocks ; Order of crystallization in igneous rocks ; Distribution of minerals in igneous rocks ; Mineral intergrowths in igneous rocks ; Magmatic flow ; Enclaves in igneous rocks ; Compositional zoning in igneous minerals ; Growth twinning in crystals in igneous rocks ; Embayments ; Microstructures formed by boiling (vesiculation) ; of magma ; Liquid unmixing in magma -- Microstructures of metamorphic rocks : Processes controlling grain shapes in metamorphic rocks ; Grainsize and porphyroblasts ; Effect of fluids on crystal faces in metamorphic rocks ; Elongate and dendritic crystals in metamorphic rocks ; Solid-state effects in slowly cooled igneous rocks ; Growth twinning in metamorphic minerals ; Transformation twinning ; Exsolution ; Symplectic intergrowths ; Modification of deformation twins, exsolution lamellae and other intergrowths ; Compositional zoning in metamorphic minerals ; Criteria for inferring metamorphic reactions ; Distribution of minerals in metamorphic rocks ; Residual microstructures in metamorphic rocks ; Microstructures formed by melting of solid rocks -- Microstructures of deformed rocks : Experimental evidence ; Deformation mechanisms ; Recovery and recrystallization ; Deformation of polymineral aggregates ; Metamorphic reactions during deformation ; Deformation partitioning ; Foliations and lineations ; Fluid and mass transfer in deforming rocks ; Porphyroblast-matrix microstructural relationships during deformation ; Deformation in partly melted rocks ; Deformation in earth's mantle -- Glossary of microstructural and related terms
Control code
ocm53896770
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 594 p.
Isbn
9780521891332
Lccn
2003069081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
A practical guide to rock microstructure, Ron H. Vernon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 495-578) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Background : History of the examination of rocks with the microscope ; How relevant is the microscope today? ; Mineral identification ; The concept of a section ; Newer techniques ; Quantitative approaches ; Some terms ; Traditional rock groupings ; Importance of evidence ; Kinds of evidence used ; Complexity -- Microstructures of sedimentary rocks : Epiclastic ('terrigenous') sedimentary rocks ; Pyroclastic sedimentary rocks ; Organic and bioclastic sedimentary rocks ; Chemical sedimentary rocks -- Microstructures of igneous rocks : Structure of silicate melts and glasses ; Crystallization (freezing) of magma: nucleation and growth ; Grainsize in igneous ; Grain shapes in igneous rocks ; Order of crystallization in igneous rocks ; Distribution of minerals in igneous rocks ; Mineral intergrowths in igneous rocks ; Magmatic flow ; Enclaves in igneous rocks ; Compositional zoning in igneous minerals ; Growth twinning in crystals in igneous rocks ; Embayments ; Microstructures formed by boiling (vesiculation) ; of magma ; Liquid unmixing in magma -- Microstructures of metamorphic rocks : Processes controlling grain shapes in metamorphic rocks ; Grainsize and porphyroblasts ; Effect of fluids on crystal faces in metamorphic rocks ; Elongate and dendritic crystals in metamorphic rocks ; Solid-state effects in slowly cooled igneous rocks ; Growth twinning in metamorphic minerals ; Transformation twinning ; Exsolution ; Symplectic intergrowths ; Modification of deformation twins, exsolution lamellae and other intergrowths ; Compositional zoning in metamorphic minerals ; Criteria for inferring metamorphic reactions ; Distribution of minerals in metamorphic rocks ; Residual microstructures in metamorphic rocks ; Microstructures formed by melting of solid rocks -- Microstructures of deformed rocks : Experimental evidence ; Deformation mechanisms ; Recovery and recrystallization ; Deformation of polymineral aggregates ; Metamorphic reactions during deformation ; Deformation partitioning ; Foliations and lineations ; Fluid and mass transfer in deforming rocks ; Porphyroblast-matrix microstructural relationships during deformation ; Deformation in partly melted rocks ; Deformation in earth's mantle -- Glossary of microstructural and related terms
Control code
ocm53896770
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 594 p.
Isbn
9780521891332
Lccn
2003069081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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