Barrovian metamorphism

Barrovian metamorphism

[bə′rōv·ē·ən ‚med·ə′mȯr‚fiz·əm]
(geology)
A regional metamorphism that can be zoned into facies that are metamorphic.
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These data indicate that rocks in the footwall and the hanging wall of the Leo Pargil shear zone experienced prograde Barrovian metamorphism during crustal thickening until 30 Ma.
As exemplified by detrital U-Pb zircon geochronology, the domes mostly comprise Paleozoic and Early Mesozoic metasedimentary rocks, which experienced Barrovian metamorphism with local migmatization (~600-700degC, ~9-14 kbar).