Definition of Metamorphism. Meaning of Metamorphism. Synonyms of Metamorphism

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Definition of Metamorphism

Metamorphism
Metamorphism Met`a*mor"phism, n. (Geol.) The state or quality of being metamorphic; the process by which the material of rock masses has been more or less recrystallized by heat, pressure, etc., as in the change of sedimentary limestone to marble. --Murchison.

Meaning of Metamorphism from wikipedia

- cl****ified as metamorphism. Metamorphism typically occurs between diagenesis (maximum 200°C), and melting (~850°C). The geologists who study metamorphism are known...
- characteristic of very low grade metamorphism, while phyllite is fine-grained and found in areas of low grade metamorphism, schist is medium to co****-grained...
- Metamorphism, in geology, is the solid state recrystallisation of rocks under environmental forces. Metamorphism may also refer to: Metamorphism (Merzbow...
- Shock metamorphism or impact metamorphism describes the effects of shock-wave related deformation and heating during impact events. The formation of similar...
- or chemically to form a different rock, called metamorphic. Regional metamorphism refers to the effects on large m****es of rocks over a wide area, typically...
- "The Metamorph" is the first episode of the second series of Space: 1999 (and the twenty-fifth overall episode of the programme). The screenplay was written...
- heats the surrounding rock causes contact metamorphism—a temperature-dominated transformation. Pressure metamorphism occurs when sediments are buried deep...
- 2014. "Merzbow - Metamorphism (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved April 24, 2014. Metamorphism at Discogs (list of releases) Metamorphism at MusicBrainz (list...
- metamorphism at low thermal gradients of <10oC/km, and the other is amphibolite to granulite facies series that was produced by rifting metamorphism at...
- pressure and temperature conditions which produce this type of metamorphism. Metamorphism List of rock types List of minerals "Blueschist". About.com Education...
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