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Dissolution-reprecipitation of zircon at low-temperature, high-pressure conditions (Lanzo Massif, Italy)

Rubatto, Daniela; Barnhoorn, Auke; Gregory, Courtney; Muntener, Othmar


An eclogite facies meta-plagiogranite from the Lanzo massif (western Alps, Italy) contains crystals of zircon intimately associated with allanite. Zircon displays different microtextures ranging from pristine, euhedral, and magmatic to fractured, porous varieties with mosaic zoning, and pervasive recrystallization into euhedral microcrystals. Fractures and voids in the recrystallized zircon microcrystals are mainly filled by high-pressure Na-rich pyroxene. Electron backscattered diffraction...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: American Mineralogist
DOI: 10.2138/am.2008.2874


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