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Allanite: thorium and light rare earth element carrier in subducted crust

Hermann, Joerg

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The investigation of deeply subducted eclogites from the Dora-Maira massif, Western Alps reveals that accessory minerals are important hosts for trace elements. Rutile contains most of the bulk rock Ti, Nb and Ta while zircon hosts nearly all Zr and Hf. More than 90% of the bulk rock light rare earth elements (LREE) and Th and about 75% of U are incorporated in accessory allanite. Phengite is the most interesting major mineral because it hosts more than 95% of Rb, Ba and Cs. Synthesis piston...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71381
Source: Chemical Geology
DOI: 10.1016/S0009-2541(02)00222-X

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