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Sheared garnet and torumaline bearing-leucogranite dyke in diopside-garnet calc-silicate gneiss. Uppermost part of the Greater Himalayan Sequence below the South Tibetan Detachment System. Kaligandaky valley, Central Nepal. Photo ID 677

Sheared garnet and torumaline bearing-leucogranite dyke in diopside-garnet calc-silicate gneiss. Uppermost part of the Greater Himalayan Sequence below the South Tibetan Detachment System. Kaligandaky valley, Central Nepal. Photo ID 677

Photograph: R. Carosi

Reference: Godin, L., Parrish, R.R., Brown, R.L., Hodges, K.V. (2001) – Crustal thickening leading to exhumation of the Himalayan Metamorphic core of central Nepal: insight from U–Pb geochronology and 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology. Tectonics 20, 729–747.