001_2012.03.01_met_rx_mtns

1 contact metamorphism agents heat baking and fluids

This preview shows page 6 - 11 out of 17 pages.

1) Contact metamorphism - agents: heat (baking) and fluids (hydrothermal alteration) 2) Dynamic metamorphism - high differential pressures associated with shear zones 3) Regional metamorphism - very high temperatures and pressures (mountain-building) - extent of metamorphism determined from index minerals Contact Metamorphism
Image of page 6

Subscribe to view the full document.

3/1/2012 7 Contact Metamorphism Dynamic Metamorphism Zermatt, Switzerland
Image of page 7