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Ophiolites and ultramafic rocks

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Akira Ishiwatari
Akira Ishiwatari
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Kazuhito Ozawa
Kazuhito Ozawa
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Shoji Arai
Shoji Arai
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Satoko Ishimaru
Satoko Ishimaru
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Natsue Abe
Natsue Abe
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Miyuki Takeuchi
Miyuki Takeuchi
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Published:
January 01, 2016

Abstract

This chapter describes the geological occurrences, mineralogical and geochemical diversity and petrogenetic importance of the ma?c and ultrama?c igneous (mainly plutonic) rocks in Japan. This chapter is divided intofive parts: (1) time-space distribution of ophiolitic rocks in Japan (AI); (2) ophiolitic rocks in SW Japan (AI); (3) ophiolitic rocks in Hokkaido (AI); (4) ophiolitic rocks in NE Honshu (KO); and (5) ultrama?c xenoliths from Japan (SA, SI, NA and MT).

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Geological Society, London, Geology of Series

The Geology of Japan

Teresa Moreno
Teresa Moreno
Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDæA), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
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Simon Wallis
Simon Wallis
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University, Japan
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Tomoko Kojima
Tomoko Kojima
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, Japan
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Wes Gibbons
Wes Gibbons
WPS, 08870 Sitges, Barcelona, Spain
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Geological Society of London
ISBN electronic:
9781862397064
Publication date:
January 01, 2016

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