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Fractionation vs. magma mixing in the Wangrah Suite A-type granites, Lachlan Fold Belt, Australia: Experimental constraints

Klimm, Kevin; Holtz, Francois; King, Penelope

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The Wangrah Suite granites (Lachlan Fold Belt, Australia) reflect different stages of differentiation in the magmatic history of an A-type plutonic suite. In this study we use experimentally determined phase equilibria of four natural A-type granitic compositions of the Wangrah Suite to constrain phases and phase compositions involved in fractionation processes. Each composition represents a distinct granite intrusion in the Wangrah Suite. The intrusions are the Danswell Creek (DCG), Wangrah...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/82029
Source: Lithos
DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2007.07.018

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