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Metamorphism and metamorphic processes
Metamorphic minerals and the solid state
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aggregate albite amphibole amphibolite andalusite angles annealing atoms biotite calcite chemical chlorite clastic cleavage complex composition cordierite coronas crystal faces deformation twins depends diffusion dimensional preferred orientation dislocations eclogites elongate equilibrium exsolution feldspar fine-grained flakes foliation formation free energy garnet glide gneisses grain boundary grain boundary energy granoblastic granular granulites grow growth helicitic hornblende hornfels hornfelses host idioblastic igneous rocks inclusions increase interface intergranular intergrowths kyanite lamellae large crystals lattice preferred orientation layers liquid matrix melting meta metals metamorphic rocks mica mineralogical minerals mylonite normal nucleation nucleii olivine original parallel perthites phase plagioclase plane Plate polygonal porphyroblasts post-tectonic crystallization pressure fringes produced pseudomorphs pyroxene quartz quartzite randomly oriented recrystallization regional metamorphism relict replacement rotation schistose schists shape silicates sillimanite slip solid strain stress structure surface energy surface tension syntectonic takes place tectonic temperature tend texture tion transformation triple-points undulose