Advisor

Michael L. Cummings

Date of Award

1988

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.) in Geology

Department

Geology

Physical Description

1 online resource (155 p.)

Subjects

Metasomatism (Mineralogy), Metamorphism (Geology) -- Montana -- Tobacco Root Mountains, Amphibolite -- Montana -- Tobacco Root Mountains, Ultrabasic rocks -- Montana -- Tobacco Root Mountains, Geology -- Montana -- Tobacco Root Mountains

DOI

10.15760/etd.5788

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to characterize the metasomatism that has taken place as a result of the chemical incompatibility between mafic and metaultramafic bulk compositions during high-grade regional metamorphism in the Tobacco Root Mountains, southwest Montana. Metasomatism of these rocks took place by both diffusionand infiltration-dominated processes. The result of these processes are characterized mineralogically and geochemically in the rocks.

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This thesis includes supplemental content.

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/21799

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Plate 1. Geologic map of the Branham Lakes Cirque, Tobacco Root Mountains, Southwest Montanta

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Plate 2. Plane-table map of a portion of the study area

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Plate 3. Geochemical sample location map

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