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Original paper

Hans K. Schønwandt, Gregory B. Barnes, Thomas Ulrich

Perthite in nepheline syenite from the kakortokite unit in the Ilímaussaq Complex, south Greenland

Journal of Geosciences, volume 68 (2023), issue 3, 203 - 211


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