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Occurrence and chemical composition of amphiboles and related minerals in corundum-bearing mafic rock from the Horoman Peridotite Complex, Japan

Morishita, Tomoaki; Arai, Shoji; Ishida, Yoshita


A corundum-bearing mafic rock in the Horoman Peridotite Complex, Japan, was derived from upper mantle conditions to lower crustal conditions with surrounding peridotites. The amphiboles found in the rock are classified into 3 types: (1) as interstitial and/or poikilitic grains (Green amphibole), (2) as a constituent mineral of symplectitic mineral aggregates with aluminous spinel at grain boundary between olivine and plagioclase (Symplectite amphibole) and (3) as film-shaped thin grains,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Lithos
DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2006.09.006


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