IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics
of Metamorphic Rocks (SCMR)
   Home
   Workings
   Products
   Glossary
   Membership
   Contacts
   Links
   Gallery

GlenRoy granveins
Recommendations:
The full list of specialist recommendations is as follows.
Please click on the title to see the text.
Comments should be sent to Webmaster.

Get Acrobat Reader for free to view pdf files.
mylonite, Outer Hebrides Thrust Zone. Photo, J Mendum

How to name a metamorphic rock
Schmid, R, Fettes, D, Harte, B, Davis E, Desmons, J. A systematic nomenclature for metamorphic rocks: 1. How to name a metamorphic rock. Recommendations by the IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks. Recommendations , web version of 01.02.2007.

Types, grade and facies of metamorphism
Smulikowski, W, Desmons, J, Harte, B, Sassi, F P and Schmid, R. A systematic nomenclature for metamorphic rocks: 2. Types, grade and facies of metamorphism. Recommendations by the IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks. Recommendations, web version of 01.02.2007.

Structural terms including fault rocks
Brodie, K, Fettes, D, Harte, B, and Schmid, R. A systematic nomenclature for metamorphic rocks: 3. Structural terms including fault rock terms. Recommendations by the IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks. Recommendations, web version of 01.02.2007.

High P/T metamorphic rocks
Desmons, J, and Smulikowski, W: A systematic nomenclature for metamorphic rocks: 4. High P/T metmorphic rocks. Recommendations by the IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks. Recommendations, web version of 01.02.2007.

Very low- to low-grade metamorphic rocks
Árkai, P, Sassi, F P, and Desmons, J. A systematic nomenclature for metamorphic rocks: 5. Very low- to low-grade metamorphic rocks. Recommendations by the IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks. Recommendations, web version of 01.02.2007.

Migmatites and related rocks
Wimmenauer, W, and Bryhni, I. A systematic nomenclature for metamorphic rocks: 6 Migmatites and related rocks. A proposal on behalf of the IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks. Recommendations, web version of 01.02.2007.

Metacarbonate and related rocks
Rosen, O M, Desmons, J and Fettes, D. A systematic nomenclature for metamorphic rocks: 7 Metacarbonate and related rocks. A proposal on behalf of the IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks. Recommendations, web version of 01.02.2007.

Amphibolite and granulite
Coutinho, J M V, Kräutner, H G, Sassi, F.P., Schmid, R, and Sen, S. A systematic nomenclature for metamorphic rocks: 8. Amphibolite and granulite. Recommendations by the IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks. Recommendations, web version of 01.02.2007.

Metasomatism and metasomatic rocks
Zharikov, V A, Pertsev, N N, Rusinov, V L, Callegari, E, and Fettes, D J. A systematic nomenclature for metamorphic rocks: 9. Metasomatic rocks. Recommendations by the IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks. Recommendations, web version of 01.02.2007.

Contact metamorphic rocks
Callegari, E, and Pertsev, N N. A systematic nomenclature for metamorphic rocks: 10 Contact metamorphic rocks. Recommendations by the IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks. Recommendations, web version of 01.02.07.

Impactites
Stöffler, D, and Grieve, R A F. A systematic nomenclature for metamorphic rocks: 11. Impactites. Recommendations by the IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks. Recommendations, web version of 01.02.2007.

List of mineral abbreviations
Siivola, J, and Schmid, R. A systematic nomenclature for metamorphic rocks: 12. List of mineral abbreviations. Recommendations by the IUGS Subcommission on the Systematics of Metamorphic Rocks. Recommendations, web version of 01.02.2007.