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Original paper

Vladimír Žáček, David Buriánek, Zoltán Pécskay, Radek Škoda

Astrophyllite-alkali amphibole rhyolite, an evidence of early Permian A-type alkaline volcanism in the western Mongolian Altai

Journal of Geosciences, volume 61 (2016), issue 1, 93 - 103


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