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Trace element behavior and P–T–t evolution during partial melting of exhumed eclogite in the North Qaidam UHPM belt (NW China): implications for adakite genesis

Zhang, Guibin; Niu, Yaoling; Song, Shuguang; Zhang, Lifei; Tian, Zuolin; Christy, Andrew G.; Han, Lei


We have studied trace element behavior and timing of decompression melting of UHP rocks during exhumation recorded in the magmatic products, i.e., the melt phase (leucosomes), cumulate (garnetite) and residue (amphibolitized eclogite) from a single outcrop in the south Dulan area, North Qaidam UHPM belt, NW China. Two distinct episodes of partial melting are recognized. First, Grt-free tonalitic–trondhjemitic leucosome melts with higher silica crystallized at 424.0 ± 2.7 Ma. Garnets grew in the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-06-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Lithos
DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2014.12.009


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