Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Rio Carbon

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Occurrence number: 
008-00-017
Country: 
Argentina
Region: 
Santa Cruz
Location: 
Longitude: -71.92, Latitude: -48.43

Essexites and essexitic gabbros are described from the Rio Carbon area, northeast of Lago San Martin. They contain orthoclase and a little analcime, and are only marginally alkaline.

References: 
QUARTINO, B. J. & LLAMBIAS, E. 1964. Synopsis on rocks with alkaline affinities in the Argentine Republic. International Geological Congress, Report of the 22nd Session, India, 16 1-12. QUARTINO, B. J. & LLAMBIAS, E. 1964. Synopsis on rocks with alkaline affinities in the Argentine Republic. International Geological Congress, Report of the 22nd Session, India, 16 1-12.
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