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Unnamed Ridgeline, Ouégoa Commune, Northern Province, New Caledonia

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A ridgeline outcrop north of Ouégoa. The area is concisting of eclogites, garnet blueschists, pelitic schists, and serpentinites.

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12 entries listed. 9 valid minerals.

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References

Spandler, C.; Hermann, J. and Rubatto, R. (2004): Exsolution of thortveitite, yttrialite, and xenotime during low-temperature recrystallization of zircon from New Caledonia, and their significance for trace element incorporation in zircon. American Mineralogist. 89: 1795-1806

Spandler, C. & Rubatto, D. (2005): Late Cretaceous-Tertiary tectonics of the southwest Pacific: Insights from U-Pb sensitive, high-resolution ion microprobe (SHRIMP) dating of eclogite facies rocks from New Caledonia. Tectonics. 24, TC3003

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