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LOW-GRADE METAMORPHIC ROCK [1 record]

Record 1 2008-09-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Petrography
CONT

...mesothermal veins are found in structural environments of intermediate level within the crust ... characterized by low to medium grade metamorphic rocks and generally dominated by compressive tectonic regimes.

CONT

Chloritoid is most commonly found in low-grade regionally metamorphosed rocks.

OBS

low-grade metamorphic rock; low-grade rock: terms used at Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences Sector.

Key term(s)
  • low grade metamorphosed rock

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pétrographie
CONT

Les roches métamorphiques à l'est de cette zone ont donné au K-Ar entre 1,600 et 1,800 m.a. et des roches peu métamorphisées du géosynclinal ont donné des âges similaires.

OBS

roche de métamorphisme faible; roche faiblement métamorphique : termes en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

Spanish

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