Geochemical evolution of topaz rhyolites from the Thomas Range and Spor Mountain, Utah.

E. H. Christiansen, J. V. Bikun, M. F. Sheridan, D. M. Burt

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Abstract

Forming part of a bimodal sequence of basalt and rhyolite, these topaz rhyolites display chemical and mineralogical compositions which suggest that either element migration or monazite, sphene or samarskite fractionation played some role in their genesis.-J.A.Z.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)223-236
Number of pages14
JournalAmerican Mineralogist
Volume69
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry and Petrology

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