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Petrology of an apatite-rich layer in the Finero phlogopite�peridotite, Italian Western Alps; implications for evolution of a metasomatising agent

Morishita, Tomoaki; Arai, Shoji; Tamura, Akihiro

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We discovered an apatite-rich layer in the Finero phlogopite-peridotite body, Western Alps. Fine-grained apatite grains are concentrated, up to 10 modal percent locally, to form a lens within or adjacent to a thin layer, < 1 cm in thickness, consisting of very fine-grained minerals of olivine, orthopyroxene, spinel, amphibole, phlogopite, sulfide minerals and apatite with small amount of carbonate and clinopyroxene. In the thin layer, apatite-rich part is richer in amphibole and carbonate...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/86677
Source: Lithos
DOI: 10.1016/S0024-4937(03)00046-X

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