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"Echo 2" drill hole, Mururoa Lagoon, Tuamotu Archipelago (Tuamotus), Tuamotu-Gambier (Tuamotu and Gambier Islands), French Polynesia

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Name(s) in local language(s): Sondage "Echo 2", Lagon de Mururoa, Archipel des Tuamotu (Les Tuamotu), Tuamotu-Gambier (Îles Tuamotu et Gambier), Polynésie française (Pōrīnetia Farāni)
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- Noack Y. (1983): Occurrence of Thaumasite in a Seawater-Basalt Interaction, Mururoa Atoll (French Polynesia, South Pacific). Mineralogical Magazine, 47, 47-50.
- Wagner C., Guille G., Coquillat J.-L., Velde D. (1988): Zr-rich clinopyroxenes in a comenditic trachyte from Mururoa (French Polynesia). Bull. Minéral. , 111, 523-534.

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