Prehnite-pumpellyite facies metamorphism in the Cenozoic Abanico Formation, Andes of central Chile (33°50'S): chemical and scale controls on mineral assemblages, reaction progress and the equilibrium state

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Muñoz,Marcia ; Aguirre,Luis ; Vergara,Mario ; Demant,Alain ; Fuentes,Francisco ; Fock,Andrés (2010)
  • Publisher: Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (SERNAGEOMIN)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4067/S0718-71062010000100003
  • Subject: Abanico Formation | Andes | Prehnite-pumpellyite facies | Cenozoic

In the El Volcan and Rodeo de los Bueyes areas, Andean Principal Cordillera (east of Santiago; 33°50'S), an Upper Oligocene-Lower Miocene volcanic series belonging to the Abanico Formation (Late Eocene-Early Miocene) is exposed. The rock successions outcropping in both ... View more