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Petrographic Atlas of Ophiolite : An Example from the Eastern India-asia Collision Zone (Reprint)

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The book is a thoughtful discussion with scientists studying convergent plate boundaries such as the well-known, active India-Eurasia collision zone. It provides a comprehensive collection of petrographic images of ophiolitic rocks exhumed from oceanic lithosphere and mantle at the India-Asia plate boundary. Ophiolite is exposed in the northwestern Himalayas, eastern Indian plate margin and Andaman-Nicobar Islands. At the eastern margin, it occurs in a narrow strip comprising mantle peridotite tectonite, cummulate peridotite-gabbro-plagiogranite-anorthosite, mafic dyke, volcanics and oceanic sediments. Low temperature/high pressure rocks including blueschists and eclogites were extensively studied recently. Ophiolite derived sediments and podiform chromites will also be discussed to provide complete details. Supplemental maps, geological sections, field sketches and photographs will explain the structure, stratigraphy, ore mineralization, and metamorphic history.
Edition: Reprint
Genre: Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Naresh Ghose
Language: English
Street Date: October 7, 2016
TCIN: 51776321
UPC: 9788132234920
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-9511
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