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Granites: Petrology, Structure, Geological Setting, and Metallogeny

Anne Nédélec and Jean-Luc Bouchez

Abstract

Granites are emblematic rocks developed from a magma that crystallized in the Earth’s crust. They ultimately outcrop at the surface worldwide. This book, translated and updated from the original French edition Pétrologie des Granites (2011) is a modern presentation of granitic rocks from magma genesis to their crystallization at a higher level into the crust. Segregation from the source, magma ascent and shapes of granitic intrusions are also discussed, as well as the eventual formation of hybrid rocks by mingling/mixing processes and the thermomechanical aspects in country rocks around granit ... More

Keywords: granite, magma, petrology, geochemistry, structure, magnetic susceptibility, plate tectonics, Precambrian, metallogeny

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198705611
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705611.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne Nédélec, author
University of Toulouse

Jean-Luc Bouchez, author
University of Toulouse