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Oxidation during metasomatism in ultramafic xenoliths from the Wesselton kimberlite, South Africa: implications for the survival of diamond

McCammon, C; Griffin, William Lindsay; Shee, S; O'Neill, Hugh


Garnets in xenoliths from the Wesselton kimberlite show significant zoning in major and trace elements. The garnets were studied using room temperature Mössbauer spectroscopy with high spatial resolution, and show an increase in Fe3+/ΣFe from core to se

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Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology


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