Metasomatism and the Chemical Transformation of Rock

The Role of Fluids in Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Processes


ISBN: 978-3-642-28393-2 (Print) 978-3-642-28394-9 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-16

    Metasomatism and the Chemical Transformation of Rock: Rock-Mineral-Fluid Interaction in Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Environments

  3. Chapter

    Pages 17-51

    The Chemical Composition of Metasomatic Fluids in the Crust

  4. Chapter

    Pages 53-91

    Thermodynamic Modeling and Thermobarometry of Metasomatized Rocks

  5. Chapter

    Pages 93-140

    Structural Controls of Metasomatism on a Regional Scale

  6. Chapter

    Pages 141-170

    Mechanisms of Metasomatism and Metamorphism on the Local Mineral Scale: The Role of Dissolution-Reprecipitation During Mineral Re-equilibration

  7. Chapter

    Pages 171-202

    Geochronology of Metasomatic Events

  8. Chapter

    Pages 203-251

    Effects of Metasomatism on Mineral Systems and Their Host Rocks: Alkali Metasomatism, Skarns, Greisens, Tourmalinites, Rodingites, Black-Wall Alteration and Listvenites

  9. Chapter

    Pages 253-288

    Metasomatism Within the Ocean Crust

  10. Chapter

    Pages 289-349

    Metasomatism in Subduction Zones of Subducted Oceanic Slabs, Mantle Wedges, and the Slab-Mantle Interface

  11. Chapter

    Pages 351-413

    Metasomatism During High-Pressure Metamorphism: Eclogites and Blueschist-Facies Rocks

  12. Chapter

    Pages 415-469

    Prograde, Peak and Retrograde Metamorphic Fluids and Associated Metasomatism in Upper Amphibolite to Granulite Facies Transition Zones

  13. Chapter

    Pages 471-533

    Mantle Metasomatism

  14. Chapter

    Pages 535-598

    Mapping the Distribution of Fluids in the Crust and Lithospheric Mantle Utilizing Geophysical Methods

  15. Chapter

    Pages 599-658

    A Hydromechanical Model for Lower Crustal Fluid Flow

  16. Chapter

    Pages 659-789

    Metasomatism in the Early Solar System: The Record from Chondritic Meteorites

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 791-806