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Do Neoproterozoic tuffs (Moine) calc-silicate rocks represent metamorphosed tuffs? A geochemical re-appraisal

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Do Neoproterozoic tuffs (Moine) calc-silicate rocks represent metamorphosed tuffs? A geochemical re-appraisal. / Batchelor, Richard A.

In: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions Of The Royal Society Of Edinburgh, Vol. 107, No. 4, 18.04.2018, p. 333-349.

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Batchelor, RA 2018, 'Do Neoproterozoic tuffs (Moine) calc-silicate rocks represent metamorphosed tuffs? A geochemical re-appraisal', Earth and Environmental Science Transactions Of The Royal Society Of Edinburgh, vol. 107, no. 4, pp. 333-349. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755691018000063

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Batchelor, R. A. (2018). Do Neoproterozoic tuffs (Moine) calc-silicate rocks represent metamorphosed tuffs? A geochemical re-appraisal. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions Of The Royal Society Of Edinburgh, 107(4), 333-349. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755691018000063

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Batchelor RA. Do Neoproterozoic tuffs (Moine) calc-silicate rocks represent metamorphosed tuffs? A geochemical re-appraisal. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions Of The Royal Society Of Edinburgh. 2018 Apr 18;107(4):333-349. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755691018000063

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Batchelor, Richard A. / Do Neoproterozoic tuffs (Moine) calc-silicate rocks represent metamorphosed tuffs? A geochemical re-appraisal. In: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions Of The Royal Society Of Edinburgh. 2018 ; Vol. 107, No. 4. pp. 333-349.

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