Assemblages of platinum-group minerals and sulfides in silicate lithologies and chromite-rich rocks within the Shetland ophiolite

H. M. Prichard, R. A. Ixer, R. A. Lord, J. Maynard, N. Williams

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Abstract

This paper documents the nature of the PGM and sulfides from ultramafic lithologies in the ophiolite sequence. PGM assemblages from all known platinum-group-element-bearing lithologies in the ophiolite are summarized. A paragenetic sequence of PGM formation is described. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)271-294
Number of pages24
JournalCanadian Mineralogist
Volume32
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 1994
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • ophiolite
  • paragenesis
  • ultramatic rock

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