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  • 13 Pages cont_lithosphere
    Cont_lithosphere

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    Igneous Rocks of Contintental Lithosphere Geology 212 Petrology Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Igneous Rocks of the Continental Lithosphere This document last updated on 29-Jan-2003 Introduction A wide variety of igneous rocks occur in the continental

  • 14 Pages thermodynamics&metamorphism
    Thermodynamics&metamorphism

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    Thermodynamics and Metamorphism EENS 212 Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Thermodynamics and Metamorphism Petrology Tulane University This document last updated on 18-Mar-2010 Equilibrium and Thermodynamics Although the stability relationships between various phas

  • 6 Pages textures_igneous_rocks
    Textures_igneous_rocks

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    Textures of Igneous Rocks EENS 212 Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Petrology Tulane University Textures of Igneous Rocks This document last updated on 12-Feb-2004 Introduction to Igneous Rocks An igneous rock is any crystalline or glassy rock that forms from cool

  • 14 Pages regionalmetamorph
    Regionalmetamorph

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    Regional Metamorphism EENS 2120 Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Petrology Tulane University Regional Metamorphism This document last updated on 31-Mar-2011 Regional metamorphism is metamorphism that occurs over broad areas of the crust. Most regionally metamorpho

  • 6 Pages metatexture
    Metatexture

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    Metamorphic Textures EENS 2120 Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Petrology Tulane University Metamorphic Rock Textures This document last updated on 10-Mar-2011 Metamorphic rocks exhibit a variety of textures. These can range from textures similar to the original p

  • 10 Pages metamorphreact
    Metamorphreact

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    Metamorphic Reactions EENS 212 Petrology Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Tulane University Metamorphic Reactions, Isograds, and Reaction Mechanisms This document last updated on 22-Mar-2011 Types of Metamorphic Reactions Chemical reactions that take place during

  • 8 Pages metaminerals
    Metaminerals

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    Metamorphic Mineral Assemblages EENS 2120 Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Petrology Tulane University Metamorphic Mineral Assemblages This document last updated on 21-Mar-2011 The mineral assemblages that occur in metamorphic rocks depend on four factors: The bul

  • 15 Pages magmadiff
    Magmadiff

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    Magmatic Differentiation EENS 2120 Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Petrology Tulane University Magmatic Differentiation This document last updated on 23-Jan-2011 Chemical Variation in Rock Suites Soon after geologists began doing chemical analyses of igneous rock

  • 8 Pages igrockclassif
    Igrockclassif

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    General Classification of Igneous Rocks EENS 2120 Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Petrology Tulane University General Classification of Igneous Rocks This document last updated on 11-Jan-2011 Classification of igneous rocks is one of the most confusing aspects of

  • 7 Pages contactmeta
    Contactmeta

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    Contact Metamorphism EENS 2120 Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Petrology Tulane University Contact Metamorphism This document last updated on 30-Mar-2011 As discussed previously, contact metamorphism occurs as a result of a high geothermal gradient produced local

  • 13 Pages 2compphasdiag
    2compphasdiag

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    2 Component Phase Diagrams EENS 2110 Mineralogy Tulane University Prof. Stephen A. Nelson TWO COMPONENT (BINARY) PHASE DIAGRAMS This document last updated on 07-Feb-2011 Experimental Determination of 2-Component Phase Diagrams As an example, we're going t

  • 4 Pages 212syllabus
    212syllabus

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    Geology 212 Syllabus Geology 212 Petrology Spring 2003 Instructor: Stephen A. Nelson, Room 302B, Dinwiddie email: snelson@tulane.edu Office Hours - MWF 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Laboratory Instructor: Erika Gonzalez I. COURSE GOALS & OBJECTIVES Since Roc

  • 14 Pages triangular_plots_metamorphic_petrology
    Triangular_plots_metamorphic_petrology

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    Triangular Plots in Metamorphic Petrology EENS 212 Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Triangular Plots in Metamorphic Petrology Petrology Tulane University This document last updated on 15-Mar-2010 Like igneous rocks, most metamorphic rocks are composed of 9 or more

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