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Metamorphism II

Métamorphisme II

Responsible Faculty: Faculty of Sciences

Teacher(s): Lukas Baumgartner
Lecturer(s): -

Validity: 2002 -> 2002

No timetable defined.


Fall semester
14 hours per semester

Teaching language(s): French
Public: Yes
Credits: 0


Interpretation of metamorphic rocks using examples from the Alps


* Construction and interpretation of phase equilibrium diagrams: petrogenetic grids, T-X and P-X diagrams, pseudo sections.
* the use of petrologic phase equilibrium software
* thermal modelling of mountain building processes
* case study of Alpine metamorphism


Frey, M, Desmond, J. & Neubauer, F. (1999). The new metamorphic map of the Alps. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 79, 230 pp.

Spear, F.S. (1993). Metamorphic Phase Equilibria and Pressure-Temperature-Time Paths. Mineralogical Society of America, Monograph Series, 799 pp., Washington, D. C. 20036 USA.

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