metaigneous

metaigneous

[¦med·ə′ig·nē·əs]
(petrology)
Pertaining to metamorphic rock formed from igneous rock.
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The Basement Complex rocks of Nigeria are composed predominantly of migmatite gneiss complex; slightly migmatised to unmigmatised paraschists and metaigneous rocks; charnockitic, older granite suites and unmetamorphosed dolerite dykes.
Topics on allochthonous belts include igneous and metaigneous rocks, the exhumation history of two high-pressure belts, geothermal evidence for possible trench provenance, and evidence of a possible Jurassic rift zone.
GEOCHEMISTRY OF THE METAIGNEOUS PUMPKINVINE CREEK FORMATION, ALLATOONA LAKE, GEORGIA.