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Lukáš Vondrovic, Kryštof Verner, David Buriánek, Patricie Halodová, Václav Kachlík, Jitka Míková

Emplacement, structural and P-T evolution of the ˜346 Ma Miřetín Pluton (eastern Teplá-Barrandian Zone, Bohemian Massif): implications for regional transpressional tectonics

Journal of Geosciences, volume 56 (2011), issue 4, 343 - 357


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