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Zircon equilibria in metamorphic rocks

Degeling, Helen Simone


This study defines a number of fundamental principles of zircon equilibria in metamorphic rocks using a combination of traditional metamorphic petrology, trace element geochemistry, experimental petrology, thermobarometry and geochronology. It is demonstrated that solid-state zircon formation in metamorphic rocks is more likely to occur during retrograde rather than prograde processes. Zircon equilibria in metamorphic rocks is also found to be highly temperature dependent; phases such as...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7784e53bbb6


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