Tectonic rock cycles

Fichter, Lynn Stanton
March 1996
Journal of Geoscience Education;Mar96, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p134
Academic Journal
Presents information on integrating the tectonic theory and the traditional rock cycle into a tectonic rock cycle. Traditional rock cycle summary of the core concept of geology; Problem with traditional rock; Development of two tectonic rock cycle versions; Tectonic classifications of igneous sedimentary and metamorphic rocks; Use of Wilson cycle as a tectonic touchtone; Differences between Wilson cycle and the basic tectonic rock.


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