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Metamorphic experiments on solid—fluid reactions

  • John R. Holloway
  • Bernard J. Wood

Abstract

A fluid phase generally accompanies the mineralogical and textural changes which take place during progressive metamorphism, and its presence greatly influences the whole metamorphic process. The importance of such a fluid is not, of course, obvious from looking at the finished product of the process, which may be a dense, volatile-free rock with about zero porosity and permeability. There are, however, several reasons for our asserting its importance.

Keywords

Fluid Composition Free Energy Difference Metamorphic Fluid Relative Free Energy Outer Capsule 
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Copyright information

© John R. Holloway & Bernard J. Wood 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • John R. Holloway
    • 1
  • Bernard J. Wood
    • 2
  1. 1.Arizona State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Northwestern UniversityUSA

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