Surinamite in pseudomorphs after cordierite in polymetamorphic granulites from Zambia

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Authors:de Roever, Emond W. F.; Vrana, Stanislav
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Billiton Res. B.V., Arnhem, Netherlands
Other:
Geol. Surv., Czechoslovakia
Volume Title:American Mineralogist
Source:American Mineralogist, 70(7-8), p.710-713. Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0003-004X
Publication Date:1985
Note:In English; sketch map
Summary:The rare Be-Mg-Al silicate surinamite occurs in biotite-kyanite + or - garnet pseudomorphs after - apparently beryllian - cordierite in granulites from E Zambia. A Mg-Al-rich beryllium source and a relatively high-P metamorphism in the upper amphibolite or granulite facies are apparently essential for the formation of surinamite. [J.A.Z.]
Subjects:Cordierite; Granulites; Metamorphic rocks; Metamorphism; Mineralogy; Minerals; Polymetamorphism; Pseudomorphism; Ring silicates; Silicates; Africa; East Africa; Zambia; Chimuala; Eastern Zambia; Surinamite
Abstract Numbers:86M/2169
Record ID:1986019530
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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