Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Mitu Group

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Occurrence number: 
131-00-003
Country: 
Peru
Region: 
Junin and Cuzco
Location: 
Longitude: -74.5, Latitude: -12.25

The Mitu Group, which is of Permian and/or Triassic age, is widespread in southern and central Peru. It consists of coarse clastic sediments and volcanic rocks, of which a small but unknown proportion are alkaline. In the Junin area lavas and sills of tes

References: 
AUDEBAUD, E., VIVIER, G. and VATIN-PERIGNON, N. 1980. Magmatic evolution of southern Peru, Part 1. Abstracts, 26th International Geological Congress, Paris, 1: 13. HARRISON, J.V. 1943. The geology of the central Andes in part of the province of Junin, Pe
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