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The mafic rocks of Shao La (Kharta, S. Tibet): Ordovician basaltic magmatism in the greater himalayan crystallines of central-eastern Himalaya

Visona, Dario; Rubatto, Daniela; Villa, Igor M


In the Kharta area, east of Mount Everest, the Greater Himalayan Crystallines are significantly richer in mafic rocks than the surrounding areas, Sikkim-West Bhutan and Makalu-Cho Oyu. These rocks are lenses with a complex metamorphic history. The mafic lenses of Shao La, in the Greater Himalayan Sequence south of Kharta, are here considerated as dismembered dykes apparently escaped the Himalayan high-temperature metamorphism and only record a low-grade metamorphic event. They are calc-alkaline...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Asian Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2009.12.004


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