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Hornblende-dehydration melting in mafic rocks and the link between massif-type charnockite and associated granulites, Eastern Ghats Granulite Belt, India

Kar, Rajib; Bhattacharya, S.; Sheraton, J


A massif-type (intrusive) charnockite body in the Eastern Ghats granulite belt, India, is associated with hornblende-bearing mafic granulite, two-pyroxene granulite and enderbitic granulite. The charnockite is characterised by pervasive gneissic foliation (S1). This is axial planar to the folded layers of hornblende-bearing mafic granulite (F1 folds), indicating that the granulite protoliths were present before the development of S1. Two-pyroxene granulite and enderbitic granulite occur as...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology (Electronic)
DOI: 10.1007/s00410-003-0468-8


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