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Transition‐Zone Mineral Assemblages in Peridotite Massifs, Tibet: Implications for Collision‐zone Dynamics and Orogenic Peridotites

Transition‐Zone Mineral Assemblages in Peridotite Massifs, Tibet: Implications for Collision‐zone... Dec. 2015 W. L. GRIFFIN, N. M. MCGOWAN, J. M. GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, E. A. BELOUSOVA, D. HOWELL, J. C. AFONSO, YANG J.S., SHI R., Suzanne Y. O’REILLY and N. J. PEARSON, 2015. Transition-Zone Mineral Assemblages in Peridotite Massifs, Tibet: Implications for Collision-zone Dynamics and Orogenic Peridotites. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 89(supp. 2): 90-91. Transition-Zone Mineral Assemblages in Peridotite Massifs, Tibet: Implications for Collision-zone Dynamics and Orogenic Peridotites W. L. GRIFFIN1, *, N. M. MCGOWAN1, J. M. GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ 1, E. A. BELOUSOVA1, D. HOWELL1, J. C. AFONSO1, YANG J.S.2, SHI R.3, Suzanne Y. O’REILLY1 and N. J. PEARSON1 1 CCFS/GEMOC, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia 2 State Key Laboratory for Continental Tectonics and Dynamics, CAGS, Beijing 100037, China 3 Institute for Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, Beijing 100085, China Diamonds have been reported from Tibetan “ophiolites” for ≥30 years, but have been widely dismissed as contaminants, because their unusual morphology and light C (δ13C=-18 to –27) are unlike those of kimberlitic diamonds. However, the diamonds have now been found in situ in both the chromitites and the peridotites of “ophiolites” along the Yarlung-Zangbo suture (Tibet) and the Polar Urals (Yang et al., 2014). These massifs are http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition) Wiley

Transition‐Zone Mineral Assemblages in Peridotite Massifs, Tibet: Implications for Collision‐zone Dynamics and Orogenic Peridotites

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Wiley
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© 2015 Geological Society of China
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1000-9515
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1755-6724
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10.1111/1755-6724.12308_52
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Dec. 2015 W. L. GRIFFIN, N. M. MCGOWAN, J. M. GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, E. A. BELOUSOVA, D. HOWELL, J. C. AFONSO, YANG J.S., SHI R., Suzanne Y. O’REILLY and N. J. PEARSON, 2015. Transition-Zone Mineral Assemblages in Peridotite Massifs, Tibet: Implications for Collision-zone Dynamics and Orogenic Peridotites. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 89(supp. 2): 90-91. Transition-Zone Mineral Assemblages in Peridotite Massifs, Tibet: Implications for Collision-zone Dynamics and Orogenic Peridotites W. L. GRIFFIN1, *, N. M. MCGOWAN1, J. M. GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ 1, E. A. BELOUSOVA1, D. HOWELL1, J. C. AFONSO1, YANG J.S.2, SHI R.3, Suzanne Y. O’REILLY1 and N. J. PEARSON1 1 CCFS/GEMOC, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia 2 State Key Laboratory for Continental Tectonics and Dynamics, CAGS, Beijing 100037, China 3 Institute for Tibetan Plateau Research, CAS, Beijing 100085, China Diamonds have been reported from Tibetan “ophiolites” for ≥30 years, but have been widely dismissed as contaminants, because their unusual morphology and light C (δ13C=-18 to –27) are unlike those of kimberlitic diamonds. However, the diamonds have now been found in situ in both the chromitites and the peridotites of “ophiolites” along the Yarlung-Zangbo suture (Tibet) and the Polar Urals (Yang et al., 2014). These massifs are

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Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition)Wiley

Published: Dec 1, 2015

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