contact metamorphic rock

contact metamorphic rock

[′kän‚takt ‚med·ə′mȯr·fik ′räk]
(petrology)
A rock formed by the processes of contact metamorphism.
References in periodicals archive ?
Contact metamorphic rocks. In A Systematic Nomenclature for Metamorphic Rocks, IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks: Web version 01.02.07, www.bgs.ac.uk/scmr/docs/ papers/paper_10.pdf.