A New View on the Petrogenesis of the Oman Ophiolite Chromitites from Microanalyses of Chromite-hosted Inclusions

Anastassia Y. Borisova, Georges Ceuleneer, Vadim S. Kamenetsky, Shoji Arai, Frédéric Béjina, Bénédicte Abily, Ilya N. Bindeman, Mireille Polvé, Philippe De Parseval, Thierry Aigouy, Gleb S. Pokrovski
2012 Journal of Petrology  
by guest on September 13, 2012 http://petrology.oxfordjournals.org/ Downloaded from crystallization of chromite from water-saturated MORB.This study suggests that the metamorphic protolith assimilation occurring at the Moho level may dramatically affect MORB magma chemistry and lead to the formation of economic chromium deposits.
doi:10.1093/petrology/egs054 fatcat:kwc2cj7s6fgv3euor4zcvdlpqe