Hydrothermal Metamorphism

Science / Geology / Hydrothermal Metamorphism: Alteration of rock by hot waters or gases associated with a magmatic source.

Hydrothermal Vents

Science / Marine Biology / Hydrothermal Vents: Sites in the deep ocean floor where hot, sulfur-rich water is released from geothermally heated rock MORE

Metamorphism

Science / Geology / Metamorphism: The changes of mineralogy and texture imposed on a rock by pressure and temperature in the Earth's interior. Meteoric water: Rainwater, snow, hail, and sleet. MORE

Regional Metamorphism

Science / Geology / Regional Metamorphism: Metamorphism across a broad area caused by the elevated temperatures and pressures of plate collision or deep burial. MORE

Retrograde Metamorphism

Science / Geology / Retrograde Metamorphism: Mineral changes within a rock that are caused by adjustments to conditions of reduced temperature and pressure. MORE

Hydrothermal Vein

Science / Geology / Hydrothermal Vein: A deposit of minerals precipitated in a fracture by the actions of hot water or gases associated with a magmatic source. MORE

Hydrothermal Metamorphism

Science / Geology / Hydrothermal Metamorphism: Alteration of rock by hot waters or gases associated with a magmatic source. MORE

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