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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Coupling thermodynamic modeling and high-resolution in situ LA-ICP-MS monazite geochronology: evidence for Barrovian metamorphism late in the Grenvillian history of southeastern Ontario, Mineralogy and Petrology 108: 741-758.
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.