Geology of the Naga Hills Ophiolite

  • Naresh Chandra Ghose
  • Nilanjan Chatterjee
  • Fareeduddin


The NE–SW-oriented Naga Hills, constituting the northern part of the Indo-Myanmar Ranges (IMR) in the northeast Indian states of Manipur, Nagaland, parts of Arunachal Pradesh and the adjoining areas of western Myanmar, is known for the occurrence of ophiolitic rocks within a narrow arcuate zone along the middle of the belt.


Pelagic Sediment Spinel Peridotite Tectonic Contact Ophiolite Belt Radiolarian Chert 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naresh Chandra Ghose
    • 1
  • Nilanjan Chatterjee
    • 2
  • Fareeduddin
    • 3
  1. 1.Geological Society of IndiaBengaluruIndia
  2. 2.Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary ScienceMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  3. 3.PPOD Division, SRGeological Survey of IndiaBengaluruIndia

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