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Hybridization of granitic magmas in the source: The origin of the Karakoram Batholith, Ladakh, NW India

Reichardt, H; Weinberg, R; Andersson, U.B; Fanning, Christopher


Many magmatic bodies have a hybrid isotopic signature suggesting that somewhere during genesis, transport and emplacement, magmas assimilated other rocks or mixed with other magmas. Where and how hybridization takes place is seldom documented. Here, we investigate a magmatic system in the Eastern Karakoram, Ladakh, NW India, comprising an anatectic zone, and a network of sheets, stocks and plutons exposed in the Pangong Metamorphic Complex within the Karakoram Shear Zone, as well as the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Lithos
DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2009.11.013


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