Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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

Gabal

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Occurrence number: 
054-00-013
Country: 
Ethiopia
Location: 
Longitude: 41.47, Latitude: 12.58
Carbonatite: 
No

Gabal is a volcano which includes peralkaline rhyolites. An analysis of a pantellerite is given in Barberi et al. (1975a).

References: 
BARBERI, F., SANTACROCE, R. and VARET, J. 1975a. Silicic peralkaline volcanic rocks of the Afar Depression (Ethiopia). Bulletin Volcanologique, 38: 755-90.BARBERI, F., FERRARA, G., SANTACROCE, R., TREUIL, M. and VARET, J. 1975b. A transitional basalt-pantellerite sequence of fractional crystallization, the Boina centre (Afar Rift, Ethiopia). Journal of Petrology, 16: 22-56.
Map: 
Fig. 3_72 The distribution of Ethiopia occurrences 10-23 (after Barberi et al., 1973b).
Location: 
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