metamorphic zone

metamorphic zone

[¦med·ə¦mȯr·fik ′zōn]
(geology)
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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.
Glass-eel growth zone ages (increments from the outer boundary of metamorphic zone to elver check) were read as in Wang and Tzeng (1998).
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.
Density contrast is well seen in some metamorphic zones, where low grade side is similar in bulk composition with the high grade one, but the rock density on the higher grade side is significantly higher.
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.
Within this domain, metamorphic zones from low- to high-grade metamorphism have been observed.