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Published by University of Manchester in Manchester .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.), University of Manchester, Department of Geology.

ContributionsUniversity of Manchester. Department of Geology.
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Pagination257p.
Number of Pages257
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Open LibraryOL16576566M

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In book: Geomagnetisch and Gravimetric Studies of the Ivrea Zone (pp) Chapter: 7 Three-dimensional gravity model of the northern Ivrea-Verbano zoneAuthor: Edi Kissling. section of the lower continental crust and was the subject of several review-type articles. The Ivrea –Verbano Zone was rotated into an upright position along the Insubric mylonite belt. Rutter E, Brodie K, James T, Burlini L () Large-scale folding in the upper part of the Ivrea-Verbano zone, NW Italy. J Struct Geol –17 CrossRef Google Scholar Schmid SM, Kissling E () The arc of the Western Alps in the light of geophysical data on deep crustal by: Rutter, E. H. () On the nomenclature of mode of failure transitions in rocks. Tectonophysics , Rutter, E. H., Brodie, K. H. and Evans, P. J. () Structural geometry, lower crustal magmatic underplating and lithospheric stretching in the Ivrea-Verbano zone, northern Italy. Journal of Structural Geol Cited by:

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Skip to Main Content. Close. Journals; Books; GeoRef. About GeoRef; GeoRef Advanced Search. The Ivrea-Verbano Zone (IVZ, Southern Alps), in northern Italy, is part of the pre-Alpine basement characterized by the exposure of a well-preserved lower crustal section. The middle-lower crustal rocks of the IVZ have commonly been subdivided in three major units, from bottom to top: i) different ultramafic mantle bodies; ii) the Mafic Complex. This book provides detailed accounts of the discoveries of diamond and coesite in crustal rocks and provides insights regarding their formation at very high pressures. The formation of these minerals is related to subduction and continental collision and the tectonics, petrological and mineralogical conditions of diamond and coesite formation.   Likewise, the similarity of lower crustal rocks in the upper part of the Dent Blanche klippe (the Valpelline Series) to the pre‐Alpine IIDK lithologies [Compagnoni et al., ] betrays a common origin within the former passive margin, possibly beneath the Cited by: