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Shisha Pangma leucogranite, south Tibetan Himalaya: Field relations, geochemistry, age, origin, and emplacement

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The Shisha Pangma pluton forming most of the Xixabangma (8027 m) massif in south Tibet is one of the 20+ larger leucogranite intrusives that mark the highest structural levels of the Himalayan metamorphic core. The pluton occurs immediately below the Shisha Pangma Detachment, a strand of the South Tibetan Detachment (STD) system, a low angle (30°) north-dipping normal fault placing Paleozoic black slates atop sillimanitc-grade pelites and calc-silicate rocks. K-feldspar augen gneisses contain...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
Parrish, RR More by this author
Hodges, KV More by this author
Hurford, A More by this author
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Journal:
JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY
Volume:
105
Issue:
3
Pages:
295-317
Publication date:
1997-05-05
ISSN:
0022-1376
URN:
uuid:274c7f4b-c044-4c2e-a934-92d5dcc51fd9
Source identifiers:
98302
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pubs:98302

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