Paleo-Asian oceanic slab under the North China craton revealed by carbonatites derived from subducted limestones

Title of Publication: 
Paleo-Asian oceanic slab under the North China craton revealed by carbonatites derived from subducted limestones
Author: 
Chen, Chunfei, Liu, Yongsheng, Foley, Stephen F., Ducea, Mihai N., He, Detao, Hu, Zhaochu, Chen, Wei and Zong, Keqing
Publication Info: 
GEOLOGY, December 2016; v. 44; no. 12; p. 1039–1042 | Data Repository item 2016347 | doi:10.1130/G38365.1 |
Abstract: 
Figure 1. A: Tectonic framework of the study area (modified from Windley et al., 2010). CAOB—Central Asian orogenic belt; QDSOB—Qinling-Dabie-Sulu orogenic belt. B: Field appearance of the carbonatite intrusion. C: Residual olivine (Ol) xenocryst partly resorbed by carbonatite melt. SC—sparry calcite; CM—carbonate matrix. D: Monomineralic aggregates consist of interlocking calcite grains.