pyrometamorphism

noun
py·​ro·​metamorphism | \ "+ \

Definition of pyrometamorphism

: change produced in rocks by the action of heat but without the action of pressure or mineralizers — compare dynamometamorphism

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History and Etymology for pyrometamorphism

pyr- + metamorphism

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“Pyrometamorphism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyrometamorphism. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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