The occurrence of zirconian aegirine and calcic catapleiite (CaZrSi3O9·2H2O) within a nepheline syenite, British Tertiary igneous province; discussion and reply

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doi: 10.1144/sjg35010089
Authors:Batchelor, R. A.; Preston, R. J.; Hole, M. J.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
University of Saint Andrews, Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology, Saint Andrews, United Kingdom
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University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Volume Title:Scottish Journal of Geology
Source:Scottish Journal of Geology, Vol.35(Part 1), p.89. Publisher: Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. ISSN: 0036-9276
Publication Date:1999
Note:In English. For reference to original see Preston, R. J., et al., Scott. J. Geol., Vol. 34, p. 173-180, 1998. 6 refs.
Summary:It is pointed out that the occurrence of zirconium-rich sodic pyroxene from the Palaeocene Ailsa Craig microgranite, in the Firth of Clyde has been known for some years, together with zirconium-bearing riebeckite-arfvedsonite and glauconite. [C.H.E.]
Sections:Mineral data
Subsections:Silicates
Subjects:Aegirine; Calcic composition; Cenozoic; Chain silicates; Clinopyroxene; Igneous rocks; Nepheline syenite; Nesosilicates; Occurrence; Orthosilicates; Plutonic rocks; Pyroxene group; Silicates; Syenites; Tertiary; Zircon; Zircon group; Ayrshire Scotland; Europe; Great Britain; Scotland; United Kingdom; Western Europe; Ailsa Craig; Catapleiite; Strathclyde region Scotland
Coordinates:N550000 N555000 W0033000 W0050000
Abstract Numbers:00M/1944
Record ID:2000018908
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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