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Pianshishan, Gêrzê Co. (Gaize Co.), Ngari Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Eclogite lens, included in glaucophane-muscovite schist and garnet-muscovite schist in the central Qiangtang metamorphic belt, along the south margin of the Lungmu Co-Shuanghu Paleo-Tethys suture.

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Cai Li, Qingguo Zhai, Wen Chen, Jiejiang Yu, Xiaopeng Huang, and Yan Zhang (2006): Ar-Ar chronometry of the eclogite from central Qiangtang area, Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Acta Petrologica Sinica 22(12), 2843-2849 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Kaijun Zhang, Jianxin Cai, Yuxiu Zhang, and Taiping Zhao (2006): Eclogites from central Qiangtang, northern Tibet (China) and tectonic implications. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 245(3/4), 722-729.

Li Cai, Zhai Qingguo, Dong Yongsheng, and Huang Xiaopeng (2006): Discovery of eclogite and its geological significance in Qiangtang area, central Tibet. Chinese Science Bulletin 51(9), 1095-1100.

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