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Formation of epidote in Tanganyika

John R. Harpum
Formation of epidote in Tanganyika
Bulletin of the Geological Society of America (1954) 65 (11): 1075-1092


Physicochemical conditions favorable to the formation of epidote in the pre-Karroo crystalline complex of Tanganyika obtained principally during dislocation, metasomatism, or metamorphism of lime-bearing rocks, and during lime metasomatism of granitic or quartzitic rocks. Epidote in acid magmatic rocks is considered the product of contamination associated with the presence of lime-rich xenoliths. The mode of formation and stability relations of the various minerals of the epidote group are outlined.

ISSN: 1050-9747
Serial Title: Bulletin of the Geological Society of America
Serial Volume: 65
Serial Issue: 11
Title: Formation of epidote in Tanganyika
Author(s): Harpum, John R.
Pages: 1075-1092
Published: 1954
Text Language: English
Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States
Accession Number: 1954-002110
Categories: Mineralogy
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus. (incl. sketch map)
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2019, American Geosciences Institute.
Secondary Affiliation: Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of Geology Exclusive of North America, Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO, United States
Update Code: 1954
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