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Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World, Part 2: Former USSR

Series: Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World Series Volume: 2

By: L Kogarko

232 pages, 253 illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #50672 | ISBN: 0412614103
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Alkaline rocks and carbonatites have the most varied and extreme composition of all igneous rocks. This volume describes all known occurrences in the former USSR, illustrated with 250 locality and geology maps and provides a comprehensive account of their nature, diversity and economic aspects.

'...this volume will be immensely valuable to anyone involved in alkalic rock/carbonatite research whatever their interest...The authors be congratulated on an enormous undertaking over such a huge geographical region and an immensely scattered literature.' Geological Magazine


Scope of the catalogue. Organization of the catalogue. Alkaline igneous rocks and carbonatites of the former USSR: Kola and Karelia, Kanin-Timan, Ukraine, Caucasus, Urals, Kazakhstan, Central Asia, Taimyr, Maimecha-Kotui, Anabar, Chatobetskaya, Enesei, East Sayan, Kuznetsk-Minusinsk, East Tuva, Baikal, Aldan, Sette-Daban, Chukotka, Kamchatka-Anadyr', Omolon, Sakhalin, Primorye.

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