Chijiadian, Rongcheng Co., Weihai Prefecture, Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province), Shandong Province, ChinaEclogite-bearing garnet lherzolite body, forming a small hill about 0.6 km x 0.2 km in plan view, that is underlain mainly by gneiss. The eclogites contain quartz pseudomorphs after coesite, included in garnet and omphacite. Olivines from this locality contain ilmenite exsolution lamellae.
Located about 10 km SW of Rongcheng.
References- Science, Vol. 278, 24 Oct. 1997, pp. 701-707.
- Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 35, N°6, Sept. 2003, p. 634.
- Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume.
- Zhao, R., Liou, J.G., Zhang, R.Y., and Li, T. (2006): SHRIMP U-Pb zircon dating of the Rongcheng eclogite and associated peridotite: New constraints for ultrahigh-pressure metamorphism of mantle-derived mafic-ultramafic bodies from the Sulu terrane. In: Hacker, B.R., McClelland, W.C., and Liou, J.G. (eds.): Ultrahigh-pressure metamorphism: Deep continental subduction. GSA Publications, Boulder (CO), USA, pp. 115-126.
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