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Título: Variability of detrital zircons from beaches and rivers in the western Algarve Region-South Portugal
Autor: Rodrigues, Bruno
Moura, Delminda
Machado, Nuno
Veiga-Pires, C.
Palavras-chave: Zircon
Sediment
Heavy minerals
Algarve
Data: 2009
Resumo: Zircon is a common accessory mineral in most rocks and sediments, and although it is ubiquitous, it possesses a considerable petrologic interest. In the scope of CHYNA project, some samples of detrital sediments have been collected in rivers and beaches from Western Algarve region. The present work presents the results of the analyses undergone with the intent to document the existing zircons’ variability in these samples. The zircons from 22 samples have been analysed based on their shape, colour and inclusions. There is predominance of rounded and subrounded grains, generally colourless and without inclusions. Systematic differences between beaches and rivers are not observed, indicating that both environments have the same zircon sources.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.1/2633
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