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Published: 01 December 2015
Lithosphere (2015) 7 (6): 646-652.
...Andrea Festa; Gianni Balestro; Yildirim Dilek; Paola Tartarotti Abstract The eclogite-facies Monviso ophiolite in the western Alps displays a complex record of Jurassic rift-drift, subduction zone, and Cenozoic collision tectonics in its evolutionary history. Serpentinized lherzolites intruded...
Published: 01 August 2017
Figure 8. Cr, Mn, and Ti zoning from a garnet from the Monviso ophiolite of the Western Alps, modified from Angiboust et al (2014) . Note patchy zoning in the core and oscillatory-zoned rims. Trace element annuli attributed to influx of externally derived fluid from antigorite breakdown
Published: 01 August 2012
Geology (2012) 40 (8): 707-710.
... oceanic lithosphere (Monviso ophiolite, Western Alps). These eclogite breccias correspond to meter-sized blocks made of 1–10 cm fragments of eclogite mylonite cemented by interclast omphacite, lawsonite, and garnet, and were later embedded in serpentinite in a 30–150-m-wide eclogite facies shear zone...
Journal: Italian Journal of Geosciences
Publisher: Societa Geologica Italiana
Published: 01 October 2014
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2014) 133 (3): 409-426.
...Gianni Balestro; Bruno Lombardo; Gloria Vaggelli; Alessandro Borghi; Andrea Festa; Marco Gattiglio Abstract The Monviso Meta-Ophiolite Complex is a remnant of the Piedmont-Ligurian oceanic lithosphere stacked in the Western Alps, and consisting of dismembered HP meta-ophiolite sequences...
Role of Late Jurassic intra-oceanic structural inheritance in the Alpine tectonic evolution of the Monviso meta-ophiolite Complex (Western Alps)
Journal: Geological Magazine
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 17 July 2017
Geological Magazine (2017) 155 (2): 233-249.
...GIANNI BALESTRO; ANDREA FESTA; ALESSANDRO BORGHI; DANIELE CASTELLI; MARCO GATTIGLIO; PAOLA TARTAROTTI Abstract The eclogite-facies Monviso meta-ophiolite Complex in the Western Alps represents a well-preserved fragment of oceanic lithosphere and related Upper Jurassic – Lower Cretaceous sedimentary...
Published: 01 March 2012
European Journal of Mineralogy (2012) 24 (2): 333-343.
...Roberto Compagnoni; Franco Rolfo; Daniele Castelli Abstract A block is described, which is exposed in the antigorite serpentinite of Vallone Bulè, belonging to the Basal Serpentinite Unit of the Monviso massif (Piemonte Zone of calcschists with meta-ophiolites). The block consists of a quartz...
Publisher: Société Géologique de France
Published: 01 November 2006
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2006) 177 (6): 299-310.
... Schistes lustrés, extension in ductile then brittle conditions accommodated the tectonic denudation of the Dora-Maira crystalline massif below the Monviso ophiolites, themselves exhumed below the Queyras Schistes lustrés. Consistently, the final cooling of these Schistes lustrés becomes younger...
Journal: American Mineralogist
Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America
Published: 01 August 1985
American Mineralogist (1985) 70 (7-8): 767-772.
...Roberto Compagnoni; Giovanni Ferraris; Marcello Mellini Abstract Carlosturanite is a new rock-forming silicate occurring in a network of veins crosscutting the antigorite serpentinite of Sampeyre in the Monviso ophiolite, Italy. It is light-brown, asbestiform, and the  fibers are paralleled...
High-pressure meta-ophiolite boulders and cobbles from northern Italy as possible raw-material sources for “ greenstone ” prehistoric tools: petrography and archaeological assessment
Published: 22 June 2019
European Journal of Mineralogy (2019)
... specimens of known provenance. Such evidence should hopefully shed light about location of the supply sources of H P -meta-ophiolite raw materials. For this purpose, “ greenstone ” geological specimens from the primary outcrops of the Monviso massif and the alluvial deposits of the Po River and Curone...
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Serpentinites in an Alpine convergent setting: Effects of metamorphic grade and deformation on microstructures
Published: 01 January 2006
European Journal of Mineralogy (2006) 18 (1): 21-33.
.... , Guillot , S. ( 2001 ): Numerical model of effect of serpentinites on the exhumation of eclogitic rocks: insights from the Monviso ophiolitic massif (Western Alps) . Tectonophysics , 342 , 193 – 206 . Spinnler , G.E. ( 1985 ): HRTEM study of antigorite, pyroxene, serpentine reactions...
Published: 01 October 2014
Fig. 4 Different types of metasediments occurring in the northern Monviso Meta-Ophiolite Complex: ( a ) calcschist (Cs), quartz-micaschist (Ms) and micaceous marble (Mm), deformed by D3 folds (Unit 1, NW of Alpe Giulian, 2320 m a.s.l.); ( b ) calcschist (Cs) alternating with metasandstone
A possible new UHP unit in the Western Alps as revealed by ancient Roman quern-stones from Costigliole Saluzzo, Italy
Published: 01 December 2016
European Journal of Mineralogy (2016) 28 (6): 1215-1232.
... continental ( i.e ., southern Dora-Maira Massif) and oceanic ( i.e ., Monviso meta-ophiolite Complex) units in the proximities of Costigliole Saluzzo is required in order to further constrain the location and the dimension of this new UHP unit. Isochemical phase diagrams were calculated in the MnNCFMASHO...
Published: 01 June 2007
Geology (2007) 35 (6): 499-502.
.... , Barnicoat , A.C. , and Inger , S. , 1998 , Early Tertiary eclogite facies metamorphism in the Monviso ophiolite : Journal of Metamorphic Geology , v. 16 pp. 447 - 455 doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1314.1998.00147.x. Cloos , M. , 1982 , Flow melanges: Numerical modeling and geologic...
Record of Jurassic mass transport processes through the orogenic cycle: Understanding chaotic rock units in the high-pressure Zermatt-Saas ophiolite (Western Alps)
Published: 01 June 2017
Lithosphere (2017) 9 (3): 399-407.
...-3121.2009.00870.x. Balestro , G. , Lombardo , B. , Vaggelli , G. , Borghi , A. , Festa , A. , and Gattiglio , M. , 2014, Tectonostratigraphy of the northern Monviso Meta-ophiolite Complex (Western Alps) : Italian Journal of Geosciences , v. 133 , p. 409 – 426 , doi:10.3301/IJG...
Therma–Volvi–Gomati complex of the Serbo-Macedonian Massif, northern Greece: a Middle Triassic continental margin ophiolite of Neotethyan origin
Published: 12 June 2018
Journal of the Geological Society (2018) 176 (5): 931-944.
...; Tartarotti , P. 2015 . Pre-Alpine extensional tectonics of a peridotite-localized oceanic core complex in the Late Jurassic, high-pressure Monviso ophiolite (Western Alps) . Episodes , 38 , 266 – 282 . Barr , S.R. , Temperley , S. & Tarney , J. 1999 . Lateral growth...
Published: 01 July 1986
Journal of the Geological Society (1986) 143 (4): 607-618.
...A. C. BARNICOAT; N. FRY Abstract Within the Zermatt–Saas ophiolite zone of the western Alps a record of polystadial high-pressure metamorphism is well preserved. Early blueschist assemblages, retained as inclusions in garnets, were succeeded by eclogitic assemblages which in some rocks contained...
Lead isotope systematics in ophiolite-associated sulphide deposits from the Western Alps and Northern Apennine (Italy)
Published: 01 January 2018
European Journal of Mineralogy (2018) 30 (1): 17-31.
... south extension to the Monviso and Voltri massifs ( Fig. 1 ). In the present contribution, we investigate Pb isotope compositional variations in Cu (±Zn, Ni, Co, Au)-bearing sulphide deposits from ophiolitic units of the Western Alps (WA) and Northern Apennine (NA). These deposits record processes...
Author(s)A. G. Smith
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2006
... Abstract Final emplacement of the mid-Jurassic and mid-Cretaceous supra-subduction zone (SSZ) ophiolites onto adjacent continental areas in the Mediterranean region is synchronous with reductions in the rate of motion between Africa and stable Europe. The Apennine–Ligurian–Alpine ophiolites...
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Rodingites from the Xigaze ophiolite, southern Tibet – new insights into the processes of rodingitization
Published: 28 February 2017
European Journal of Mineralogy (2017) 29 (5): 821-837.
...Xu-Ping Li; Wen-Yong Duan; Lin-Quan Zhao; Hans-Peter Schertl; Fan-Mei Kong; Tong-Qiang Shi; Xin Zhang The Xigaze ophiolite represents one of the most prominent occurrences of Neo-Tethyan ocean remnants in the central part of the Yarlung-Zangbo suture zone, southern Tibet, which marks the collision...
Published: 04 September 2019
Journal of the Geological Society (2019) 176 (5): 899-912.
... and others ( Balestro et al . 2019 ) document the litho- and bio-stratigraphy, internal structure and tectonic development of the Western Alpine Ophiolites. Concentrating on three major ophiolite complexes (Monviso, Queyras Schistes Lustrés and Chenaillet), they show that the Western Alpine Ophiolites...