metamorphic zone

metamorphic zone

[¦med·ə¦mȯr·fik ′zōn]
(geology)
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The study area is a part of Zagros Orogeny and located in the Sanandaj-Sirjan metamorphic Zone (SSMZ).
The southwest areas of Azna plain is located in Zagros zone tectonically and the north-eastern zone of is located in metamorphic zone of Sanandaj-Sirjan.
Wollastonite is a major component of the metamorphic zone on the west side of the sanbornite-rich veins.
Incremental counts were made of the leptocephalus growth zone, the metamorphic zone, the glass-eel growth zone, and from the "elver" check (transition mark) to the edge of the otolith (see Cieri and McCleave, 2000).
Suriname's portion of the Shield consists of two high-grade metamorphic zones in the western part of the country, and a semi-circular low-grade metamorphic zone stretching from the southeast to the northwest.
Tectonic stacking of metamorphic zones in Cheticamp River area, Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia.
But if 2D deformation occur around natural metamorphic zones, e.g.
Among the scientific accomplishments of the Coast Mountains project were the discovery of "tadpole" granitic plutons, demonstrating the generation of granite in deep root zones leading to bodily upward movement in the dilatant "heads"; and the discovery of the then youngest high temperature-high pressure metamorphic zones in the circum-Pacific.