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metamorphic

(mĕt′ə-môr′fĭk)
adj.
1. also metamorphous (-fəs) Of, relating to, or characterized by metamorphosis.
2. Geology Changed in structure or composition as a result of metamorphism. Used of rock.
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A regional gradient in the composition of metamorphic fluids in pelitic schist, Pecos Baldy, New Mexico.
K-feldspar is much more common in granites and gneisses, therefore it may be assumed that potash feldspar in the samples of Lakhra sections was supplied from the granites/ gneisses exposed in the Nagarparkar Igneous and Metamorphic complex.
The metamorphic units comprise garnet-glaucophane schist (lepi-doporphyroblastic texture), epidote-chlorite schist (lepidoblastic texture), garnet-lawsonite-glaucophane schist and epidotite (nematoblastic texture) (Fig.
All soil lithology classes had sites with Colwell P> 150 mg [kg.sup.-1] (and up to 812 mg [kg.sup.-1]), except for metamorphic soils, where the maximum was 55 mg [kg.sup.-1].
The oldest units in the area of interest are the metamorphic rocks of the McMillan Flowage Formation and the Barachois River Metamorphic Suite (Fig.
At 11 days post-hatching, larvae were tested for metamorphic competence by placement in filtered seawater with elevated KC1 to raise the concentration to 20 mmol [l.sup.-1] (Pechenik and Heyman, 1987).
In the southern part of the Cordon del Carrizalito the basement is represented by low-grade metamorphic rocks, which were assigned to the Neoproterozoic.
In the lowland Valley (<450 m elevation), metamorphic success of Spea intermontana has been observed in natural ephemeral wetlands, small agricultural ponds, and diverse anthropogenic sites (Ashpole and others 2012).
They cover rocks and minerals, basic mineralogy, basic petrology, igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks, precipitation systems of major sedimentary bodies--collector rocks of oil and gas, host rocks and origins of mineral deposits, resource assessment and economic parameters, and hazards of minerals--rocks and sustainable development.
What type of rock is slate - igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic? 5.