Foliated basal portion of the recently discovered Tertiary Bura Buri leucogranite (nearly 110 kmq) intruding the Tibetan Sedimentary Sequence in Western Nepal. The foliated portion is composed of a two-mica and tourmaline granite rich in giant muscovite crystals (1-10cm), tourmaline aggregates or giant white K-feldspar crystal.
BERTOLDI L., MASSIRONI M., VISONA’ D., CAROSI R., MONTOMOLI C., GUBERT F., NALETTO G., PELIZZO M.G. – Mapping the Buraburi granite in the Himalaya of Western Nepal: remote sensing analysis in a collisional belt with vegetation cover and extreme variation of topography. Remote Sensing of Environment, in press.