What are UHP metamorphism and UHP metamorphic rocks?
Pubdate:6/30/2015 TuesdayCategory:Science Popularization

UHP Metamorphism is a kind of regional metamorphism that occurred under the conditions of ultrahigh pressure. It mainly appears in the zonal form in the region of the metamorphic rocks. It is a kind of metamorphism in the orogenic belt affected by the collision of continental crusts.

UHP metamorphic rocks are the rocks formed by a kind of regional metamorphism that occurred under the conditions of ultrahigh pressure. The main characteristic rocks are eclogite, jadeite quartzite, garnet peridotite and so on.

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