Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)



First Advisor

A. Miyashiro


Chapter I. Introduction and previous work 1
Chapter II. Geological setting and the petrography of the igneous and metamorphic rocks from southwestern Puerto Rico 6
Chapter III. Metamorphism in southwestern Puerto Rico and relations to the Eastern Greater Antilles 46
Chapter IV. Geochemistry of the Bermeja complex 84
Chapter V. Secular compositional changes of the volcanic rocks in Puerto Rico and other islands in eastern West Indies and the significances of the Bermeja complex 179
Appendix A-E: Petrographic data of the analyzed samples of the Bermeja complex 222
References cited 231


Lee, V.J.B., 1974. Petrography, metamorphism, and geochemistry of the Bermeja Complex and related rocks in southwestern Puerto Rico and their significance in the evolution of the eastern Greater Antillian Island Arc. Unpublished MSc. thesis, State University of New York at Albany. 244pp., +xv
University at Albany Science Library call number: SCIENCE Oversize (*) QE 225 L44X