Metamorphism of Pelitic Rocks (Metapelites)

Chapter

Abstract

Metapelites are probably the most distinguished family of metamorphic rocks. Typical examples include characteristic rocks and minerals such as chlorite–kyanite–schist, staurolite–garnet micaschist, chloritoid–garnet micaschist, kyanite–staurolite schist, biotite–garnet–cordierite gneiss, sillimanite–biotite gneiss and orthopyroxene–garnet granulite.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mineralogy GeochemistryUniversity FreiburgFreiburgGermany
  2. 2.Department of Earth and Environmental SciencesKorea UniversitySeoulKorea

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