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The distribution and petrogenetic realationship of the various granitoids, gneisses, schists and dykes in the St Johns Range
Entry ID: K042_1985_1986_NZ_2

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Abstract: The distribution of the various granitoids, gneisses, schists and dykes in the St Johns Range was mapped and a representative suite of samples suitable for major and trace element analysis was collected to enable petrogenetic relationships between the rock types to be established. An area approximately 100 km2 in the central St Johns Range was mapped and approximately 120 granitoid specimens were ... View entire text
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  N: -77.27   S: -77.33   E: 162.3   W: 161.78

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Start Date: 1986-01-03
Stop Date: 1986-01-25
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Palmer, K. XRF analyses of granitoids and associated rocks, St. Johns Range, south Victoria Land, Antarctica. Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington. 1990. [Antarctic data series no. 14]

Palmer, K. And White, P. 1986. Granitoid Studies, St Johns Range. In: Barrett, P. (comps) 1983 Immediate report of Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition 30, 1985-86. Wellington Antarctic Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington pg 6-12.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-17
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