This book describes metamorphic rocks and rock masses and is primarily intended for use in the field. Ten chapters cover: 1, introduction; 2, background; 3,mapping metamorphic rocks; 4, banding; 5, minerals, rock types, compositions and grades; 6, textures, fabrics, cleavage and schistosity; 7, scattered entities: pods, boudins, augen, pseudomorphs, veins and pegmatites; 8, contacts and reaction zones; 9, faults, mylonites and cataclasites; and 10, reference tables and check lists. (TRRL)

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    Open University Press

    12 Cofferidge Close, Stony Stratford
    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Fry, N
  • Publication Date: 1984

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  • Accession Number: 00385521
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 0-335-10037-6
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1984 12:00AM