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Metasomatism

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  1. the chemical alteration of a rock by hydrothermal and other fluids

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 20, 2009
  2. can occur via the action of hydrothermal fluids from an igneous or metamorphic source

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  3. Investigation of altered rocks in hydrothermal ore deposits has highlghted several ubiquitous types of alteration assemblages which create distinct groups of metasomatic alteration effects, textures and mineral assemblages

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  4. In the igneous environment, metasomatism creates skarns, greisen, and may affect hornfels in the contact metamorphic aureole adjacent to an intrusive rock mass

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  5. In the metamorphic environment, metasomatism is created by mass transfer from a volume of metamorphic rock at higher stress and temperature into a zone with lower stress and temperature, with metamorphic hydrothermal solutions acting as a solvent

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