Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

Setup during HiTech AlkCarb: an online database of alkaline rock and carbonatite occurrences

Sevano-Shirakskaya

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Occurrence number: 
009-00-003
Country: 
Armenia
Location: 
Longitude: 44.53, Latitude: 40.7
Carbonatite: 
No

Alkaline basalts, trachytes and phonolites with a thickness of 300-400 m are developed in the Palaeogene deposits of this region. Leucite tephrites and leucite phonolites are found in the succession.

References: 
ISMAIL-ZADE, A.D., MALOV, Y.V. and BELEN'KIY, B.G. 1990. Systematics of Cainozoic volcanic formations by methods of multiple statistics. Izvestiya Akademii Nauk Azerbaidzhanskoi SSR, Seriya Nauk o Zemle, Baku, 2: 16-25.
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