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Main Title The Evolution of the igneous rocks : fiftieth anniversary perspectives /
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Author Title of a Work
Yoder, H. S.,
Publisher Princeton University Press,
Year Published 1979
Report Number 79084023
OCLC Number 04775205
ISBN 0691082235; 9780691082233; 0691082243; 9780691082240
Subjects Igneous rocks ; Roches ignes ; Magmatisches Gestein ; Entstehung
Additional Subjects Bowen, Norman Levi,--1887-1956--Evolution of the igneous rocks
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ELAM  QE461.E87 1979 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 12/27/2011
Collation x, 588 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Notes
The problem of the diversity of igneous rocks / G. Malcolm Brown -- Silicate liquid immiscibility in magmas / Edwin Roedder -- Fractional crystallization and partial fusion / D.C. Presnall -- Crystallization in silicate systems / Arnulf Muan -- The reaction principle / E.F. Osborn -- Fractional crystallization of basaltic magma / Ikuo Kushiro -- The liquid line of descent and variation diagrams / Ray E. Wilcox -- Glass and the glassy rocks / I.S.E. Carmichael -- Rocks whose compostion is determined by crystal accumulation and sorting / T.N. Irvine -- Effects of assimilation / A.R. McBirney -- The formation of siliceous potassic glassy rocks / David B. Stewart -- Melilite-bearing rocks and related lamprophyres / H.S. Yoder, Jr. -- The fractional resorption of complex minerals and the formation of strongly femic alkaline rocks / David R. Wones -- Further effects of fractional resorption / E.D. Jackson -- The importance of volatile constituents / C. Wayne Burnham -- Petrogenesis and the physics of the earth / P.J. Wyllie -- Partitioning by discriminant analysis: a measure of consistency in the nomenclature and classification of volcanic rocks / F. Chayes.