Principles of igneous and metamorphic petrology. – Second edition


Principles of igneous and metamorphic petrology. – Second edition

Verificar Estado

Catálogo Mundial – WorldCat

Winter, John D. (Autor)
Typical texts on igneous and metamorphic petrology are geared to either advanced or novice petrology students. This unique text offers comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of both igneous and metamorphic petrology in a single volume–and provides the quantitative and technical background required to critically evaluate igneous and metamorphic phenomena in a way that students at all levels can understand. The goal throughout is for students to be able to apply the techniques–and enjoy the insights of the results–rather than tinker with theory and develop everything from first principles


Part 1. Igneous Petrology.

1. Some Fundamental Concepts.

2. Classification and Nomenclature of Igneous Rocks.

3. Textures of Igneous Rocks.

4. Igneous Structures and Field Relationships.

5. An Introduction to Thermodynamics.

6. The Phase Rule and One- and Two- Component Systems.

7. Systems with More Than Two Components.

8. Chemical Petrology I: Major and Minor Elements.

9. Chemical Petrology II: Trace Elements and Isotopes.

10. Mantle Melting and the Generation of Basaltic Magma.

11. Magma Diversity.

12. Layered Mafic Intrusions.

13. Mid-Ocean Ridge Volcanism.

14. Oceanic Intraplate Volcanism.

15. Continental Flood Basalts.

16. Subduction-Related Igneous Activity. Part I: Island Arcs.

17. Subduction-Related Igneous Activity: Part II: Continental Arcs.

18. Granitoid Rocks.

19. Continental Alkaline Magmatism.

20. Anorthosites.

 Part II. Metamorphic Petrology.

21. An Introduction to Metamorphism.

22. A Classification of Metamorphic Rocks.

23. Structures and Textures of Metamorphic Rocks.

24. Stable Mineral Assemblages in Metamorphic Rocks.

25. Metamorphic Facies and Metamorphosed Mafic Rocks.

26. Metamorphic Reactions.

27. Thermodynamics of Metamorphic Reactions.

28. Metamorphism of Pelitic Sediments.

29. Metamorphism of Calcareus and Ultramafic Rocks.

 30. Metamorphic Fluis, Mass Transport, and Metasomatism.
Incluye apéndices, índice;

Deja una respuesta

Introduce tus datos o haz clic en un icono para iniciar sesión:

Logo de

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Salir /  Cambiar )

Imagen de Twitter

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Twitter. Salir /  Cambiar )

Foto de Facebook

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Facebook. Salir /  Cambiar )

Conectando a %s

Divagaciones del polo norte

Blog de literatura y otros menesteres inútiles.

Jorge Segado

Acompañamiento ejecutivo, directivo y empresarial

ABC Colombia Blog

La realidad no es aquel hecho bruto, inmóvil, que permanece indiferente frente a nuestra propia imposición de reglas y perspectivas


Contenido levemente aleatorio.


El BLOG del fractal y el diseño!

Revista Narcoléptica

4 de cada 5 políticos no recomiendan este blog.

A %d blogueros les gusta esto: