meta_supp - • dynamic metamorphism...

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types of metamorphism regional metamorphism: changes in P & T over large regions because of plate tectonics contact metamorphism: magma contacts surrounding rocks, metamorphoses them hydrothermal metamorphism (metasomatism): hot water and dissolved materials causes change in composition of rocks
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Unformatted text preview: • dynamic metamorphism (cataclasis/mylonitization): rocks in faults or shear zones increase in T, P because of frictional heating and displacement • impact metamorphism: meteorites, etc. collide with Earth, causing increase in P and T at site of impact ....
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course GEOL 201 taught by Professor Baruah during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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