Norman Levi Bowen


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A Canadian geochemist and experimental petrologist at the Carnegie Institution, Washington, DC, Bowen's classic work was on the chemistry of igneous rocks, published in The Evolution of the Igneous Rocks (1928). Later (1940) he turned to the study of metamorphism in limestones and dolomites. See bowen's reaction principle.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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