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  1. Petrology is a field of geology which focuses on the study of rocks and the conditions by which they form.
  2. Petrology is a Spring semester class taught every year.
  3. Petrology is the scientific study of rocks. (Web site)
  4. Petrology is a branch of geology that deals with the origin, occurrence, structure, and history of rocks (Bates & Jackson, 1987, p.
  5. Petrology is a provincial key discipline.


  1. Petrology utilizes the classical fields of mineralogy, microscopic petrography, and chemical analyses to describe the composition and texture of rocks.
  2. Berry and Johns, 1968, Cylinder seal mineralogy and petrology, Journal of the Geological Society of Iraq, v.1, p.18-22.
  3. Petrology, vol.1, no.2, pp.173-180.
  4. Dodson, M. H., 1973, Closure temperature in cooling geochronological and petrological systems: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, v.
  5. Category: Geochemical Analyses PETROS Igneous Petrology Databank - A worldwide data bank of major element chemical analyses of igneous rocks.


  1. Puchtel, I.S. ( 1990) Comparative petrology of the oldest ultramafic rocks of the Earth and Moon.
  2. Incompatible element is a term used in petrology and geochemistry. (Web site)
  3. Radiogenic isotope geochemistry, petrology of ultrapotassic and potassic volcanic rocks, mineral chemistry, mantle metasomatism.
  4. Petrology, geochemistry and metallogeny of the Trans-Hudson Orogen; genesis of hydrothermal ore deposits with emphasis on the application of isotope systems.


  1. My main research areas are in Planetary Petrology.
  2. Papers arising from this work were published in the mid-90s in the Journal of Geology, Journal of Petrology, and Earth and Planetary Science Letters.


  1. Petrology, combined with other branches of mineralogical and geological sciences (e.g.
  2. Its objective is to further European cooperation in the Mineralogical Sciences (mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry).


  1. Petrology, geochemistry and geochronology of metabasic rocks in the area of the KTB drill site.
  2. He specializes in tectonics, structural geology, "hard rock" petrology, and U-Pb geochronology.


  1. Vrevsky, A. B. 1989. Petrology and geodynamic regimes of the evolution of the Archaean lithosphere, Nauka, Leningrad.
  2. Puchtel, I.S. and Zhuravlev, D.Z. ( 1989) Petrology and geochemistry of the early and late Archaean komatiites from the Olekma granite-greenstone terrain.


  1. The 6,000 entries provide broad coverage of climatology, economic geology, geochemistry, oceanography, petrology, earth science and volcanology.
  2. Kjarsgaard, B.A., 1994. Potassic magmatism in the Milk River area, southern Alberta: petrology and economic potential. (Web site)


  1. The petrology of the upper and lower block underclays of Clay, Owen, and Parke counties, Indiana. (Web site)
  2. The petrology of glacial tills from Tippecanoe County, Indiana, and adjacent areas. (Web site)
  3. Petrology and petrogeny of the diabase dikes of the Tobacco Root Mountains, southwestern Montana. (Web site)
  4. The petrology of a multiple basic sill in the Three Forks, Sappington, and Lodgepole formations, Madison County, Montana. (Web site)


  1. P. Rupprecht: Petrography, petrology and geochemistry of crustal xenoliths in kimberlites and carbonatites of the Gibeon Kimberlite Field, southern Namibia.
  2. A detailed description of mineralogy and petrology of the mantle xenoliths has been given by Schmidberger & Francis (1999) . (Web site)


  1. Major subdisciplines are geophysics, geochemistry, paleontology, mineralogy, petrology, stratigraphy and sedimentology.
  2. Daniel Weill, courtesy professor (petrology, geochemistry, mineralogy).
  3. Structure and petrology of peridotites: clues to their geodynamic environment.
  4. Geophysics also includes the study of the physics of materials such as rocks, minerals, and ice within the fields of petrology, mineralogy, and glaciology.


  1. Sedimentary petrology focusses on the processes by which sedimentary rocks are produced. (Web site)
  2. There is a paper on these in Journal Sedimentary Petrology 55(3), 1985, pp 398-406.
  3. Sanders, J. E., 1968a, Diver-operated simple hand tools for coring nearshore sands: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v.
  4. McKenzie and Bickle, The volume and composition of melt generated by extension of the lithosphere, Journal of Petrology 29(3):625–679, 1988. (Web site)
  5. Alexander, A. E., 1934, A petrographic and petrologic study of some continental shelf sediments: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v.


  1. Puchtel, I.S. and Zhuravlev, D.Z. ( 1993) Petrology of mafic-ultramafic metavolcanics and related rocks from the Olondo greenstone belt, Aldan Shield.
  2. Special reference to the evolution, stratigraphy, petrology and geochronology of the Canadian Shield. (Web site)


  1. The Colli Albano mafic caldera (Roma, Italy): stratigraphy, structure and petrology. (Web site)
  2. Ross, M. E., 1992, Petrology and tectonic significance of Mesozoic mafic dikes of the coastal New England igneous province, Massachusetts, p.


  1. Thomson, B. A. (1986). The petrology and geochemistry of the Tertiary cone-sheet complex, Island of Mull, Scotland.
  2. Palynology, Petrology, and depositional environment of some Early Tertiary lignites in Texas.

Island Arc

  1. Kushiro, I. 1981. Petrology of high-MgO bronzite andesite resembling boninite from site 458 near the Mariana Trench.
  2. T.H. Dixon and R. Batiza, Petrology and chemistry of recent lavas in the Northern Marianas: implications for the origin of island arc basalts, Contrib.
  3. T.H. Dixon and R.J. Stern, Petrology, chemistry and isotopic composition of submarine volcanoes in the southern Mariana Island arc, Geol.


  1. Julie Bryce, geochemistry, petrology, volcanology (
  2. My earlier work was summarized in early-90s papers in Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology and the Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.

Ravindra Kumar

  1. T. 1988: Petrology and tectonic development of supracrustal sequence of the Kerala khondalite belt, Jour.
  2. Ravindra Kumar, G.R., and Subhash Sukumaran 2002: Petrology and geochemistry of gneiss, charnockite and charnoenderbite of Palghat region, southern India.
  3. Ravindra Kumar, G.R., l986: Petrology and geochemistry of massif type anorthosites and gabbros of the Bavali fault zone, north Kerala.


  1. Metamorphic petrology: the study of the effects of metamorphism on minerals and rocks.
  2. Petrology field trips 2000 trips.
  3. The petrology of a Pennsylvanian cyclothem. (Web site)
  4. Geochemistry and petrology of metamorphic rocks, electron microprobe analysis, application of physical chemistry to petrology.
  5. One optional field trip to Thomson Dam, MN, scheduled for April 28, 2002, in combination with the Petrology field trip. (Web site)

Igneous Petrology

  1. Igneous petrology: the study of igneous processes such as igneous differentiation, fractional crystallization, intrusive and volcanological phenomena .
  2. Computers will be of considerable use in mineralogy, petrology, and many other geology courses. (Web site)
  3. The results demonstrate the potential use of O versus Nd isotopes in tracking the magma source and its evolution in granite petrology. (Web site)
  4. Petrology of the argillaceous component of the Rosiclare Member of the Ste. (Web site)
  5. In addition to research, the petrology laboratory also provides analytical services.

Petrology Focuses

  1. Igneous petrology focuses on the genesis of rocks that crystallized from a magma.
  2. Sedimentary petrology focuses on the processes by which sediments, or clastics, are cemented together to form sedimentary rocks.
  3. Metamorphic petrology focuses on the changes that a rock undergoes as a result primarily of extreme pressure and temperature.


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