Tertiary intrusive rocks in the central part of the Vardar zone

Boev, Blazo and Lepitkova, Sonja (2004) Tertiary intrusive rocks in the central part of the Vardar zone. 5th International Symposium on Estern Mediterranean Geology, 3. pp. 1095-1097.

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The Tertiary intrusive rocks (30.5tO.5 m.y.) within the central part of the Vardar zone can be found in the Kratovo-Zletovo volcanic area. The area is situated between the margins of the Vardar zone and the Serbo-Macedonian massif. It has been the subject matter of investigation of
many researchers (Rakicevic, Dumnurdzanov, Petkovski, 1976, Serafimovski, 1993).
The geological base of the Vardar zone is made up of a series of Paleozoic rocks present as quartz-graphite schists and phyllites in which quartzites, quartz sandstones and chlorite-biotite schists alternate facially.
The series is intruded by gabbros of Mesozoic age. The two earlier mentioned formations have been intruded by quartzmonzonite to quartzmonzonte porphyry intrusive Tertiary rocks. The youngest rocks are Miocene volcanic rocks of amphibolite andesite composition. Ouartzmonzo­nite and quartzmonzonite porphyry occur, as a smaller intrusive body with irregular shapes with slab like to irregular columnar rocks. They are grey, fairly hard with pronounced hypidiomorphic grain-like structure. Essentially, they are made up of intlmnediary zonar plagioclases and in some
cases lamellar twinned, quartz, feldspars, biotite and plagioclase.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: intrusive rocks, quartzmonzonite, monzonite, Vardar zone
Subjects: Social Sciences > Other social sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Natural and Technical Sciences
Depositing User: Blazo Boev
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2012 13:20
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2013 13:06
URI: https://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/2436

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