The Evolutionary Types of Magmatic Complexes and Experimental Modeling Differentiation Trends

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Many minerals are associated with massifs of magmatic origin, in particular, sulfide copper-nickel ores, chromite and titanium-magnetite deposits, deposits of the platinum group elements (PGE), etc., so many aspects of petrology, in particular petrochemical analysis of the structure and differentiation of massifs are also gaining economic importance in addition to petrological. Despite the great success in the study of the magmatic formations of specific regions: the Baltic Crystal Shield, the Voronezh Crystalline Massif, Transbaikalia and Siberia, South Africa and other regions of the world, many geological, petrological and geochemical features of the evolution of magmatic massifs have not yet been fully studied, or performed at a low physical and chemical level. In the present article the petrochemical systematization of intrusive magmatic complexes has been developed, which became the basis for the petrologic and metallogenic classification of differentiated intrusions with the separation of massifs, promising for the content of ore mineralization.


Experiment Intrusions Petrology Diagram Norilsk Stratified intrusions Differentiation 



Financial support by the IEM RAS project № AAAA-A18-118020590141-4.


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  1. 1.D.S. Korzhinskii Institute of Experimental Mineralogy, Russian Academy of SciencesChernogolovkaRussia

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