TITLE

Granite on the move

AUTHOR(S)
Petford, Nick
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/15/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1773, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the process which produces granite and the history of the study of granite. Plutons and the problem of space; Debate about the origins of granite between the transformists and the magmatists; 18th-century Scottish geologist James Hutton; Theory proposed in 1903 by Reginald Daly of Harvard University. INSET: A sticky subject: Viscosity and Earth materials..
ACCESSION #
9107222062

 

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