Mineralogical and geochemical investigation of layered chromitites from the Bracco-Gabbro Complex, Ligurian Ophiolite, Italy

Raphael Baumgartner

Research output: ThesisMaster's Thesis

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Abstract

The gabbros of the Bracco-Gabbro Complex (Internal Liguride ophiolite), that intruded subcontinental mantle peridotite, contain layers of chromitite associated to ultramafic differentiates, i.e. melatroctolites. The chromitites and the disseminated chromites in the ultramafics have Al contents similar to Al-rich podiform chromitites [0.40
Translated title of the contributionMineralogische und geochemische Untersuchung stratiformer Chromitite des Bracco-Gabbro Komplex, Ligurische Ophiolit-Serie, Italien
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDipl.-Ing.
Awarding Institution
  • Montanuniversität
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Thalhammer, Oskar, Supervisor (internal)
  • Zaccarini, Federica, Co-Supervisor (internal)
  • Garuti, Giorgio, Co-Supervisor (internal)
Award date14 Dec 2012
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Ligurian ophiolite
  • Bracco-Gabbro Complex
  • Layered chromitite
  • Platinum-group elements
  • Silicate inclusions
  • Geothermobarometry

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