The deuterium content of hydrous minerals from the East-Central Sierra Nevada and Yosemite National Park

The experimental procedure for the extraction of hydrogen from natural hydrous silicate minerals is outlined

John D. Godfrey

2003

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  • The experimental procedure for the extraction of hydrogen from natural hydrous silicate minerals is outlined
  • The D/H ratios, water, and flourine contents have been determined for coexisting biotite, hornblende, and chlorite from rocks of the east-central Sierra Nevada and Yosemite National Park regions
  • These data are discussed in relation to the petrogenesis of the principal rock types of the regions
  • This study has been undertaken in partial fulfillment for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago
  • Present address: Research Council of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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