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David Buriánek, Pavel Hanžl, Petr Budil, Axel Gerdes

Evolution of the Early Permian volcanic-plutonic complex in the western part of the Permian Gobi-Altay Rift (Khar Argalant Mts., SW Mongolia)

Journal of Geosciences, volume 57 (2012), issue 2, 105 - 126

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3190/jgeosci.116



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