Sericite from the Silverton Caldera, Colorado; correlation among structure, composition, origin, and particle thickness

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Authors:Eberl, Dennis D.; Srodon, Jan; Lee, Mingchou; Nadeau, P. H.; Northrop, H. Roy
Author Affiliations:Primary:
U. S. Geol. Surv., Denver, CO, United States
Pol. Acad. Sci., Poland
Case West. Reserve Univ., United States
Macaulay Inst. Soil Res., United Kingdom
Volume Title:American Mineralogist
Source:American Mineralogist, 72(9-10), p.914-934. Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0003-004X
Publication Date:1987
Note:In English. 77 refs.; illus. incl. 11 tables, sketch maps
Summary:The mineralogy and the origin of a suite of almost pure sericites, collected from fractures in hydrothermally altered volcanic rocks in the vicinity of the Silverton caldera in the western San Juan Mountains of Colorado, USA, are analysed. [J.A.Z.]
Subjects:Calderas; Chemical composition; Clay mineralogy; Crystal growth; Crystal structure; Gouge; Hydrothermal alteration; Igneous rocks; Infrared spectra; Metal ores; Metallogeny; Metasomatism; Mica group; Mineral data; Mineral exploration; Mineralogy; Minerals; Ore guides; SEM data; Sericite; Sheet silicates; Silicates; Spectra; TEM data; Volcanic features; Volcanic rocks; X-ray data; Colorado; North America; Rocky Mountains; San Juan County Colorado; San Juan Mountains; Silverton Caldera; U. S. Rocky Mountains; United States; Hydrothermal processes; Southwestern Colorado
Coordinates:N375000 N380000 W1073500 W1074500
Abstract Numbers:88M/2581
Record ID:1988005671
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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