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Aceite

Acicular

Acid

Adinole (adinolisation, contact adinole, tuffaceous adinole)

Adinole series

Agmatite

Alkremite

Allochemical contact m.

Allochemical m.

Allochthonous impact breccia

Allofacial

Allogenic

Alteration

Amphibolite

Amphibolite f.

Ana-

Anakit-type contact m.

Anatexis

Anatexite

Anchimetamorphism

Anchizone

Andalusite-sillimanite series

Anhedral

Antitaxial

Aphanitic

Argillisite (argillisation)

Armoured relict

Arterite

Assemblage

Atoll str.

Augen

Augen mylonite

Augen str.

Augen gneiss

Aureole

Authigenesis

Authigenic

Autochthonous(parautochtonous) impact

breccia

Autometamorphism

Autometasomatism

Axial plane foliation

Baked rock (baking)

Band (banding, banded)

Banded gneiss

Banded str.

Baric types of m.

Barrovian-type facies series

Barrow's zones (Barrovian zones)

Basic

Bathograd

Bathozone

Beerbachite

Beresite (beresitisation)

Bimetasomatism

Bi-mineralic

Blast, blasto-, blastic

Blastesis

Blastomylonite

Blueschist

Blueschist f.(epidote-blueschist facies)

Bosost-type contact m.

Boudin

Boudinage

Boundary ms.

Bow-tie structure

Breccia

Breccia dyke

Buchite

Bunte breccia

Burial m.

Burned rock, burnt rock

Burning m.

C/S fabric

Calciphyre

Calc-schist

Calc-silicate mineral

Calc-silicate rock

Californite

Carbonate-silicate rock

Cata-

Cataclasite (cataclastic structure, cataclasis)

Central uplift

Charnockite ( charnokitic series )

Chemographical diagram

Cipolin

Cleavage (domainal, M-domain,

Q-domain)

Coal-fire ash

Cokeite

Combustion m.

Complex impact crater

Composition phase diagram

Comrie-type contact m.

Contact

Contact aureole (inner aureole, outer aureole)

Contact aureole systematics

Contact marble

Contact m.

Contact ms. (endo-, exocontact zone)

Contact rock

Contact zone

Continuous cleavage

Continuous ejecta blanket

Continuous reaction

Core-and-mantle str.

Corona (corona str.)

Crenulation

Crenulation cleavage/schistosity

Critical mineral assemblage

Crystalline limestone

Crystalloblast (crystalloblastic str.)

Crystalloblastesis

Dactylitic str.

Decorated planar deformation

features

Decussate str.

Deformation lamellae/bands

Degranitisation

Dehydration reaction

Depositional temperature

Depth zones

Diablastic str.

Diagenesis (shallow diagenesis, deep diagenesis)

Diagenetic zone

Diaphthoresis

Diaphthorite

Diaplectic glass (solid state glass)

Diastathermal m.

Diatexis

Diatexite, diatectite

Dictyonite

Differentiation

Diffusional ms.

Discontinuous reaction

Disequilibrium assemblage

Disjunctive cleavage

Dislocation m.

Dissolution creep

Distal impactite

Domain

Dyke (impact) breccia

Eclogite

Eclogite f.

Ejecta

Ejecta blanket

Ejecta plume

Emery rock

Enderbite

Endocontact zone

Endometamorphism

Endomorphism

Endoskarn

Epi-

Epidote-amphibolite f.

Epigenetic

Epitaxis (epitaxy, epitaxial growth)

Epithermal

Epizone (epimetamorphic zone)

Equant

Equigranular

Equilibration shock pressure

Euhedral

Exocontact zone

Exometamorphism

Exomorphism

Exoskarn

Fabric (mega, meso, microfabric, linear f., planar f., random f.)

Facies

Facies series (metamorphic facies series )

Fallback (fallback formation)

Fallout (fallout formation)

Fascicular (fascicular str.)

Faserkiesel

Fault

Fault breccia

Fault gouge

Fault rock

Fault zone

Feldspathisation

Felsic granulite

Felsic minerals

Felsic rock

Fenite (fenitisation)

Flaser gabbro (flasergabbro)

Flaser str.

Foliated str.

Foliation (s-surface)

Fracture

Fracture cleavage

Fritted rock (fritting)

Fulgurite

Garbenschiefer

Geobarometer

Geotherm

Geothermal gradient

Geothermometer

Ghost stratigraphy (ghost str.)

Glaucophane-schist f.

Glaucophanite

Glomeroblastic str.

Gneiss (lineated gn.)

Gneissose str.

Gondite

Gorotubite

Gouge

Grain size

Granitisation

Granoblastic str.

Granoblastic-polygonal str.

Granofels

Granofelsic str.

Granulite

Granulite f.

Granulitic

Granulitic (impact) breccia

Greenschist

Greenschist f.

Greenstone

Greenstone belt

Greisen (greisenisation)

Griquaite

Grospydite

Gumbeite (gumbeitisation)

Hartschiefer

Helicitic str.

Heteroblastic str.

Homeoblastic str.

Hornblendite

Hornfels

Hornfelsed schist

Hot-slab m.

H ugoniot curve

Hugoniot elastic limit

Hugoniot equation-of-state (Rankine-Hugoniot-equation)

Hybridisation (hybrid)

Hydrothermal m.

Hydrothermal ms.

Hypidioblast (hypidioblastic str.)

Hypothermal

Idioblast (idioblastic str.)

Impact (hypervelocity impact)

Impact breccia

Impact crater

Impact ejecta

Impact formation (inner imp. fmt.,

outer imp. fmt.)

Impact glass

Impactite

Impact m.

Impact melt

Impact melt rock

Impact m.

Impactoclast

Impactoclastic air-fall bed

Impactoclastic deposit

Impactor

Impact pseudotachylite

Impact regolith

Impact structure

Inclusion (inclusion trails,

internal foliation (S i ),

external foliation (S e ))

Index mineral

Inequant

Infiltration ms.

Injection

Intermediate

Inverted metamorphic zones

Isochemical contact m.

Isochemical m.

Isochemical series

Isofacial

Isograd

Isograde

Itabirite

Itacolumite

-Ite

 

Joint (joint set, jointing)

Kata-

Katazone

Kelyphite (kelyphitic str.)

Khondalite

Kinzigite

Knotted schist

Kodurite

Kyanite-sillimanite series

Laminated str.

Layer (layered, layering)

Lepidoblastic str.

Leucocratic

Leucophyllite

Leucosome

Lightning m.

Lineation (mineral ln., crenulation ln., intersection ln.)

Listvenite

Lithic (impact) breccia

Lit-par-lit injection (lit-par-lit gneiss)

Local m.

Mafic granulite

Mafic hornfels

Mafic minerals

Mafic rock

Magnesian hornfels

Main Donegal-type contact m.

Mantled porphyroclast

Marble (pure marble, impure marble)

Maskelynite

Megabreccia

Megaregolith

Megastructure

Melanocratic

Melanosome

Melt pocket

Melt vein

Meso-

Mesocataclasite

Mesomylonite

Mesosome

Mesostructure

Mesothermal

Mesozone

Meta-

Metablastesis

Metamorphic geotherm

Metamorphic assemblage

Metamorphic differentiation

Metamorphic event

Metamorphic facies

Metamorphic facies series

Metamorphic grade

Metamorphic phase

Metamorphic rock

Metamorphic subfacies

Metamorphic zone

Metamorphism

Metasomatic column

Metasomatic contact m.

Metasomatic facies

Metasomatic family

Metasomatic rock

Metasomatic zone

Metasomatism

Metatect

Metatexis

Metatexite

Meteorite crater

Mica-fish

Mica schist

Microbreccia

Microcrystite

Microlithon

Microstructure

Microtektite

Migmatite (migmatisation)

Millipede str.

Mimetic growth/crystal.

Mineral assemblage/assoc.

Mineral facies

Mineral zone

Monometamorphism

Monomict impact breccia

Mono-mineralic

Monophase m.

Mortar str.

Mosaic str.

Mosaicism

Mullion str.

Multi-ring (impact) basin

Multi-ring (impact) crater

Mylonite

Near-vein ms.

Nebulite

Nematoblastic str.

Neoblast

Neomineralisation

Neosome

Ocean-floor m.

Ophicalcite

Ophicarbonate (ophimagnesite)

Orogenic m.

Ortho-

Paired metamorphic belts

Palaeoblast

Palaeosome

Palimpsest str.

Palingenesis (palingenite)

Para-

Paragenesis (paragenetic sequence)

Parent rock

Particle velocity

Pelite

Pencatite

Petrogenetic grid

Phacoid (phacoidal str.)

Phaneritic

Phlebite

Phyllite

Phyllonite

Piezo-thermic array

Pinch-and-swell str.

Pinitisation

Planar deformation features (PDF)

Planar deformation str.

Planar fractures

Planar microstructure

Plurifacial m.

Poikiloblast (poikilitic str.)

Polygonal str.

Polymetamorphism

Polymict impact breccia

Poly-mineralic

Polymorphic transformation

(polymorphism)

Polyphase m.

Porphyroblast (porphyroblastic str.)

Porphyroclast (porphyroclastic str.)

Porphyroclast system

Porphyroid

Post-shock temperature (progressive shock m.)

Prasinite

Predazzite

Preferred orientation

Prehnite-actinolite f.

Prehnite-pumpellyite f.

Pressure shadow

Pressure solution (press. sol. striping/cleavage, solution transfer, dissolution creep)

Prograde m. (progressive m.)

Prograde shock m. (progressive shock m.)

Projectile

Propylite (propylitisation)

Protocataclasite

Protolith

Protomylonite

Proximal impactite

Psammite

Pseudomorph

Pseudotachylite

P-T-t path

Ptygmatic folding

Pumpellyite-actinolite f.

Pyribolite

Pyriclasite

Pyrigarnite

Pyrometamorphism

Pyroxene-hornfels f.

Pyroxenite

Reaction rim (reaction border)

Recrystallisation

Regional m.

Regional ms.

Regolith

Regolith breccia

Relict str.

Resister

Restite

Retrograde m. (retrogressive m.)

Ribbon str. (ribbon quartz)

Rodingite (rodingitisation)

Sanidinite f.

Saussuritisation

S-C fabric

Schist

Schistoid

Schistose hornfels

Schistose str.

Schistosity

Schlieren

Schollen

Secondary

Secondary quartzite

Semipelite

Sericitisation

Serpentinite

Shatter cone

Sheaf str.

Shock deformation

Shocked rocks

Shock effect (residual shock effect)

Shock front

Shock impedance

Shock melting

Shock m.

Shock stage

Shock state

Shock temperature

Shock vaporisation

Shock vein

Shock wave

Shock wave velocity

Shock zone

Sieve str.

Simple impact crater

Skarn (magnesian sk., calc sk.)

Slate

Slaty cleavage

Snowball str.

Solution transfer

Solvus

Spaced cleavage/schistosity

Spilite

Spotted schist/slate

Stromatite (stromatitic str.)

Stronalite

Structure

Subfabric

Subfacies

Subgrain

Subgrain boundary

Subgreenschist f.

Subhedral

Subidioblast (subidioblastic str.)

Suevite, suevite breccia

Sutured boundary

Symplectite (symplectic

intergrowth)

Synantetic

Syngenetic

Syntaxial (syntaxial vein, syntaxial growth)

Tabular

Tagamite

Tanohata-type contact m.

Target

Target lithology

Target rock

Tectonite (L-tect., S-tect., L-S tect.)

Tektite

Texture

Thermal m.

Thermochron

Topochemical change

Topotaxis (topotaxy, topotaxial growth)

Transient crater (transient cavity)

Tri-mineralic

Types of metamorphism

Typomorphic minerals

Ultrabasic

Ultracataclasite

Ultrahigh-pressure m.

Ultramafic hornfels

Ultrametamorphism

Ultramylonite

Undulose extinction

Uralitisation

Vapour plume

Venite

Verdite

Verdolite

Vert antique

Vogtland-type contact m.

Whiteschist

Xenoblast (xenoblastic str.)

Zeolite f.

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