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High resolution compositional maps of quartz inclusions in monazite, Tusas Mountains, Northern New Mexico.

 

Th map (upper) reveals complex, nanoscale compositional structure in single monazite grain. Y map (lower) reveals syn-kinematic growth of high Y monazite along elongation direction, and tracking reactions involving the breakdown of garnet or xenotime.

 

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