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Lachlan Fold Belt granites revisited: high- and low-temperature granites and their implications

Chappell, Bruce; White, A; Williams, Ian; Wyborn, Doone; Wyborn, Lesley A


Many of the granites in southeastern Australia possess compositional, petrographic, zircon age inheritance and other features that cannot be accounted for satisfactorily by the classical models of petrogenesis. The restite model was developed to account for these features and recognises that unmelted but magmatically equilibrated source material (restite) may be entrained in a partial melt, together comprising magma. Variation in the degree of separation of those two components, leading to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-0952.2000.00766.x


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