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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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The Sierra Nevada province is bounded on the east by the Cesar lineament and on the west by the Seville lineament; it is composed of metamorphic rocks of Grenvillian age, which have been intruded by granitoid rocks of Jurassic age (Bustamante et al, 2009).
With increasing metamorphic conditions, the protoliths of the staurolite-bearing metapelites were tectonically transported and buried to its maximum depth at the [P.
The rocks of the ChMC have been exposed to different P-T metamorphic conditions during the Gondwanan orogenic episode.
Spea intermontana development from egg laying at the end of April to metamorphic emergence, 7 and 29 June 2007, occurred over a period of 45 to 67 d at this ditch (Firman, landowner, pers.
28 ng/ml treatment had a metamorphic success rate of about 87% compared with 57% in the control (Fig.
The potential for large flake graphite is enhanced by the nearby presence of gneissic granite and the presence of high grade metamorphic mineral assemblages.
Kate said: "People are travelling from as far away as Carlisle to have The Metamorphic Technique.
Forms when metamorphism (heat and pressure) changes sedimentary, igneous, or other metamorphic rocks.
The researchers turned to eclogite, a metamorphic rock that forms from ocean floor basalt in the subduction channel.
NREL also optimised the junction energies of the solar cell by making the middle junction metamorphic as well as the bottom junction.
Metamorphic rocks were once igneous or sedimentary rocks, but due to the movement of the earth's crust, were changed, or "morphed.
Papers cover such topics as the Himalayan Model of subduction and collision, microdiamonds in Kazakhstan dolomite marble, anew metamorphic terrane in China, fluid infusion from drill cores, mantle replacement, dating of zircon, tectonic division in a pressure region, low-grade metamorphic rocks in an orogenic belt, isotropic compositions of carbonaceous material, subduction-related Jurassic plutonism, mafic and utramafic bodies in Japan, ophiolite in the Coast Range of California, evidence from fluid mobility in the Franciscan Complex, and evidence of magma paragenesis gained from garnets.