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Original Paper

Patrik Konečný, Milan Kohút, Igor Rojkovič, Pavol Siman

Petrology and monazite dating of the Fe-rich gneisses from Kokava (Veporic Unit, Western Carpathians, Slovakia): Devonian sediments supplied from Gondwanan-sources metamorphosed in the Variscan times

Journal of Geosciences, volume 56 (2011), issue 2, 181 - 200

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3190/jgeosci.094


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