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Original Paper

David Buriánek, Zdeněk Dolníček

Metamorphic evolution of the contact aureole of the Dipilto Batholith, Eastern Chortis Terrane, Nicaragua

Journal of Geosciences, volume 56 (2011), issue 1, 9 - 26


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