Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology at the University of Tsukuba


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About our research group
Welcome to the home page of the Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology Group in the Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences (Earth Evolution Sciences), University of Tsukuba (Japan). Our research interests are many and varied, but they are all field-based studies of topics ranging from metamorphism of high-grade rocks in Gondwana fragments and geochemistry of various ingeous rocksü@from all over the world.

Members
Academic Staff

Yoji ARAKAWA (Professor, D. Sc.)

Toshiaki TSUNOGAE (Associate Professor, D. Sc.)

Research topics and publications

1. Igneous petrology

Chen, B. and Arakawa, Y. (2005). Elemental and Nd-Sr isotopic geochemistry of granitoids from the West Junggar foldbelt (NW China), with implications for Phanerozoic continental growth. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 69, 1307-1320.

Chen, B., Jahn, B. M., Arakawa, Y. and Zhai, M. G. (2004). Petrogenesis of the Mesozoic intrusive complexes from the southern Taihang Orogen, North China Craton: elemental and Sr-Nd-Pb isotopic constraints. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 148, 489-501.

Chen, B., Jahn,, B. M., Arakawa, Y. and Zhai, M. G. (2004). Petrogenesis of the Mesozoic intrusive complexes from the southern Tiahang Mountains, North China Craton: elemental and Sr-Nd-Pb isotopic constraints. In Abstr. Prog., 54th annual conference of the Society of Resource Geology: Intrusion-related Mineral Resources in East Asia, pp.15(S-02).

Arakawa, Y., Park, K.-H., Kim, N.-H., Song, Y. -S. and Amakawa, H. (2003). Geochemistry and tectonic implications of Proterozoic amphiboloites in the northeastern part of the Yeongnam Massif, South Korea. The Island Arc, 12, 180-189.

Arakawa, Y., Li, X., Ebihara, M., Meric, E., Tansel, I., Bargu, S., Koral, H. and Matsumaru, K. (2003). Element profiles and Ir concentration of Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary layers at Medetli, Golpazari, northwestern Turkey. Geochem. Journal, 37, 681-693.

Arakawa, Y., Kouta, T., Kanda, Y. and Amakawa, H. (2003). Enriched Sr-Nd isotopic signatures of the amphibolites in the Oki-Dogo Island, Japan: Evidence for crust-mantle interaction by deeply subducted continental crust. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 67, A22.

Arakawa, Y., Kouta, T. and Kanda, Y. (2001). Geochemical characteristics of amphibolites in the Oki metamorphic rocks, Oki-Dogo Island, southwestern Japan: mixed occurrence of amphibolites with different geochemical groups. Jour. Mineral. Petrol. Sciences, 96, 175-187.

Arakawa, Y., Saito, Y. and Amakawa, H. (2000). Crustal development of the Hida belt, Japan: Evidence from Nd-Sr isotopic and chemical characteristics of igneous and metamorphic rocks. Tectonophysics, 328, 183-204.

Arakawa, Y., Saito, Y. and Amakawa, H. (2000). Paleozoic to mesozoic crustalü@development of the Hida belt (Japan) and its correlation in eastern Asia: Chronological and geochemical constraints. EOS, Transaction, American Geophysical Union, 81, WP191.

Takahashi, Y., Arakawa, Y., Oyungerel, G. and Naito, K. (2000). Compilation of geochronological data of granitoids in the Bayankhongor area, central Mongolia. Bull. Geol. Surv. Japan, 51, 167-174.

2. Crustal evolution of Precambrian granulite terranes

Tsunogae, T. and Santosh, M. (2006) Reply to Comment on "First report of garnet-corundum rocks from Southern India: implications for prograde high-pressure (eclogite-facies?) metamorphism" by D.E. Kelsey, C. Clark, M. Hand, A.S. Collins. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 249, 535-540.

Santosh, M., Tsunogae, T., Iki, T., Vansutre, S. and Hari, K.R. (2006) Petrology, fluid inclusions and metamorphic history of Bhopalpatnam granulites, central India. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 28(1), 81-98.

Satish-Kumar, M., Hermann, J., Tsunogae, T., and Osanai, Y. (2006) Carbonation of Cl-rich scapolite boudins in Skallen, East Antarctica: Evidence for changing fluid condition in the continental crust. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 24, 241-261.

Shimpo, M., Tsunogae, T., and Santosh, M. (2006) First report of garnet-corundum rocks from Southern India: implications for prograde high-pressure (eclogite-facies?) metamorphism. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 242(1-2), 111-129.

Ishii, S., Tsunogae, T., and Santosh, M. (2006) Ultrahigh-temperature metamorphism in the Achankovil Zone: implications for the correlation of crustal blocks in southern India. Gondwana Research, 10(1-2), 99-114.

Tsunogae, T. and van Reenen, D.D. (2006) Corundum + quartz and Mg-staurolite bearing granulite from the Limpopo Belt, southern Africa: implications for a P-T path. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2006.03.052.

Tsunogae, T. and Santosh, M. (2006) Spinel-sapphirine-quartz bearing composite inclusion within garnet from an ultrahigh-temperature pelitic granulite: implications for metamorphic history and exhumation path. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2006.03.060.

Tsunogae, T. and Santosh, M. (2005) Ti-free hogbomite in spinel- and sapphirine-bearing Mg-Al rock from the Palghat-Cauvery shear zone system, southern India. Mineralogical Magazine, 69(6), 937-949.

Kaneko, Y., Miyano, T., and Tsunogae, T. (2005) Fluid compositions and local fluid buffering during the retrograde metamorphism of Al-bearing dolomitic calc-silicate granulites in the Limpopo Central Zone, southern Africa. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 41, 61-77.

Tsunogae, T. and Yurimoto, H. (2005) SIMS zircon geochronology of charnockite and associated leucocratic rocks from the Northern Marginal Zone of the Limpopo Belt, Zimbabwe: evidence for late Archean magmatism and high-grade metamorphism. Science Reports of the Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba (Section B), 26, 23-38.

Satish-Kumar, M., Osanai, Y., and Tsunogae, T. (2005) Development of fluid-induced reactions, fracturings and compositional zoning in scapolite, Skallen, East Antarctica. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan, 111, IX-X.

Koshimoto, S., Santosh, M., and Tsunogae, T. (2004) Sapphirine-corundum-spinel bearing ultrahigh-temperature rocks within Palghat-Cauvery Shear System, Southern India. Gondwana Research, 7, 1333-1334.

Matsui, T., Tsunogae, T., and Santosh, M. (2004) New incipient charnockite localities from Veliyam and Nanguneri in the Trivandrum Granulite Block, South India. Gondwana Research, 7, 1340-1343.

Satish-Kumar, M., Miyamoto, T., Tsunogae, T., Wada, H., and Osanai, Y. (2004) Fluid-rock History of Lower Crustal Metacarbonate Rocks from Skallen, Lutzow Holm Bay, East Antarctica. Gondwana Research, 7, 1381-1382.

Tamashiro, I., Santosh, M., and Tsunogae, T. (2004) Reaction Textures in corundum-sapphirine-orthopyroxene and sillimanite-bearing ultrahigh-temperature granulites from Sengal and Sakkarakottai at the Archean-Proterozoic boundary in Southern India. Gondwana Research, 7, 1389-1391.

Tateishi, K., Tsunogae, T., Santosh, M., and Janardhan, A.S. (2004) Petrogenesis of sapphirine + quartz granulites from the Madurai Granulite Block, Southern India: implications for ultrahigh-temperature metamorphism. Gondwana Research, 7, 1391-1393.

Tsunogae, T. and Santosh, M. (2004) Carbonic and aqueous fluids associated with ultrahigh-temperature metamorphic rocks of the Archean Napier Complex, East Antarctica. Gondwana Research, 7, 1394-1396.

Yamada, A., Tsunogae, T., and Santosh, M. (2004) Halogen-bearing minerals in calc-silicate rocks from Southern India. Gondwana Research, 7, 1400-1401.

Tateishi, K., Tsunogae, T., Santosh, M., and Janardhan, A.S. (2004) First report of sapphirine + quartz assemblage from southern India: implications for ultrahigh-temperature metamorphism. Gondwana Research, 7, 899-912.

Osanai, Y., Toyoshima, T., Owada, M., Tsunogae, T., Hokada, T., Crowe, W.A., Ikeda, T., Kawakami, T., Kawano, Y., Kawasaki, T., Ishikawa, M., Motoyoshi, Y., and Shiraishi, K. (2004) Explanatory text of geological map of Skallen, Antarctica (revised edition). Antarctic Geological Map Series, Sheet 39 Skallen (revised edition), National Institute of Polar Research, 23pp.

Santosh, M., Tsunogae, T., Iki, T., Vansutre, S., and Hari, K.R. (2004) Petrology, fluid inclusions and metamorphic exhumation history of Bhopalpatnam granulites, central India. Journal of Asia Earth Sciences (under review).

Koshimoto, S., Tsunogae, T., and Santosh, M. (2004) Sapphirine and corundum bearing ultrahigh temperature rocks from the northern domain of Palghat-Cauvery Shear System, southern India. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, vol. 99 (in press).

Tamashiro, I., Santosh, M., Sajeev, K., Morimoto, T., and Tsunogae, T. (2004) Multistage orthopyroxene formation in ultrahigh-temperature granulites of Ganguvarpatti, southern India: implications for complex metamorphic evolution during Gondwana assembly. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, vol. 99 (in press).

Morimoto, T., Santosh, M., Tsunogae, T., and Yoshimura, Y. (2004) Spinel + quartz association from the Kerala khondalites, southern India: evidence for ultrahigh temperature metamorphism. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, vol. 99 (in press).

Tsunogae, T., Miyano, T., van Reenen, D.D., and Smit, C.A. (2004) Ultrahigh-temperature metamorphism of the Southern Marginal Zone of the Archean Limpopo Belt, South Africa. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, vol. 99 (in press).

Santosh, M., Tsunogae, T., and Koshimoto, S. (2004) First report of sapphirine-bearing rocks from the Palghat-Cauvery Shear Zone System, Southern India. Gondwana Research, 7, 620-626.

Tsunogae, T. and Santosh, M. (2003) Sapphirine and corundum bearing granulites from Karur, Madurai Block, Southern India. Gondwana Research, 6, 925-930. (Abstract)

Tsunogae, T. and Tsunogae, A.N. (2003) Zn-spinel + quartz assemblage in garnet-chlorite schist from the Archean Buhwa-Mweza Greenstone Belt of the southern Zimbabwe Craton. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience, the University of Tsukuba, 29, 43-50.

Tsunogae, T. and Santosh, M. (2003) A new incipient charnockite locality from Nanguneri, Trivandrum Granulite Block, Southern India. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience, the University of Tsukuba, 29, 37-41.

Tsunogae, T., Osanai, Y., Owada, M., Toyoshima, T., Hokada, T., and Crowe, W.A. (2003) High fluorine pargasites in ultrahigh temperature granulites from Tonagh Island in the Archean Complex, East Antarctica. Lithos, 70, 21-38.(Abstract)

Tsunogae, T., Santosh, M., Osanai, Y., Owada, M., Toyoshima, T., Hokada, T., and Crowe, W.A. (2003) Fluid inclusions in an osumilite-bearing granulite from Bunt Island in the Archean Napier Complex, East Antarctica: implications for a decompressional P-T path? Polar Geoscience, 16, 61-75. (Abstract)

Owada, M., Osanai, Y., Toyoshima, T., Tsunogae, T., Hokada, T., Crowe, W.A., and Kagami, H. (2003) Early Proterozoic tectonothermal events in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica: implications for the formation of East Gondwana. Gondwana Research, 6, 231-240.

Santosh, M. and Tsunogae, T. (2003) Extremely high density pure CO2 fluid inclusions in a garnet granulite from southern India. Journal of Geology, 111, 1-16.

Tsunogae, T., Miyano, T., van Reenen, D.D., and Smit, C.A. (2002) : Ultrahigh-temperature (T>950C) peak metamorphic conditions from the Southern Marginal Zone of the Archean Limpopo Belt, South Africa: a preliminary report. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience, the University of Tsukuba, 28, 29-33.

Tsunogae, T., Santosh, M., Osanai, Y., Owada, M., Toyoshima, T., and Hokada, T. (2002) Very high-density carbonic fluid inclusions in sapphirine-bearing granulites from Tonagh Island in the Archean Napier Complex, East Antarctica: implications for CO2 infiltration during ultrahigh-temperature (T>1100C) metamorphism. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 143, 279-299. (Abstract)

Osanai, Y., Toyoshima, T., Owada, M., Tsunogae, T., Hokada, T., Yoshimura, Y., Miyamoto, T., Motoyoshi, Y., Crowe, W.A., Harley, S.L., Kanao, M., and Iwata, M. (2001) Explanatory text of geological map of Tonagh Island, Enderby Land, Antarctica. Antarctic Geological Map Series (Sheet 38: Tonagh Island), National Institute of Polar Research, 34pp.

Osanai, Y., Toyoshima, T., Owada, M., Tsunogae, T., Hokada, T., Crowe, W.A., and Kusachi, I. (2001) Ultrahigh temperature sapphirine-osumilite and sapphirine-quartz granulites from Bunt Island in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica: reconnaissance estimation of P-T evolution. Polar Geoscience, 14, 1-24.

Tsunogae, T., Santosh, M., Osanai, Y., Owada, M., Toyoshima, T., Hokada, T., Crowe, W.A., and Miyano, T. (2001) Carbonic fluid inclusions in ultrahigh-temperature metamorphic rocks from Tonagh Island in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica: a preliminary report. Polar Geoscience, 14, 25-38. (Abstract)

Owada, M., Osanai, Y., Tsunogae, T., Hamamoto, T., Kagami, H., Toyoshima, T., and Hokada, T. (2001) Sm-Nd garnet ages of retrograde garnet bearing granulites from Tonagh Island in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica: A preliminary study. Polar Geoscience, 14, 75-87.

Tsunogae, T., Nabara, A., Fukui, T., Harada, H., Mzvanga, W., and Mugumbate, F. (2001) Ultrahigh-temperature metamorphism of the Archean Limpopo Belt and its thermal effect on the adjacent low-grade Zimbabwe Craton, southern Africa. AGSO Geoscience Australia, Record 2001/37, 362-364. (Abstract)

Owada, M., Osanai, Y., Tsunogae, T., Toyoshima, T., Hokada, T. and Crowe, W.A. (2000) LREE-enriched mafic gneiss and meta-ultramafic rock from Tonagh Island in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica. Polar Geoscience, 13, 86-102.

Tsunogae, T., Osanai, Y., Toyoshima, T., Owada, M., Hokada, T., and Crowe, W.A. (2000) Fluorine-rich calcic amphiboles in ultrahigh-temperature mafic granulite from Tonagh Island in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica: Preliminary report. Polar Geoscience, 13, 103-113. (Abstract)

Tsunogae, T., Osanai, Y., Toyoshima, T., Owada, M., Hokada, T., and Crowe, W.A. (2000) F- and Cl-bearing calcic amphiboles in mafic granulite from Tonagh Island in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica: Implications for stability of amphibole during UHT metamorphism. EOS, Vol. 81, No. 22, V31A-04. (Abstract)

Osanai, Y., Toyoshima, T., Owada, M., Tsunogae, T., Hokada, T., and Crowe, W.A. (1999) Geology of ultrahigh-temperature metamorphic rocks from Tonagh Island in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica. Polar Geoscience, 12, 1-28.

Toyoshima, T., Osanai, Y., Owada, M., Tsunogae, T., Hokada, T., and Crowe, W.A. (1999) Deformation of ultrahigh-temperature metamorphic rocks from Tonagh Island in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica. Polar Geoscience, 12, 29-48.

Hokada, T., Osanai, Y., Toyoshima, T., Owada, M., Tsunogae, T., and Crowe, W.A. (1999) Petrology and metamorphism of sapphirine-bearing aluminous gneisses from Tonagh Island in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica. Polar Geoscience, 12, 49-70.

Tsunogae, T., Osanai, Y., Toyoshima, T., Owada, M., Hokada, T., and Crowe, W.A. (1999) Metamorphic reactions and preliminary P-T estimates of ultrahigh-temperature mafic granulite from Tonagh Island in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica. Polar Geoscience, 12, 71-86. (Abstract)

Owada, M., Osanai, Y., Toyoshima, T., Tsunogae, T., Hokada, T., and Crowe, W.A. (1999) Petrography and geochemistry for mafic and ultramafic rocks from Tonagh Island in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica: A preliminary report. Polar Geoscience, 12, 87-100.

Tsunogae, T. and Yurimoto, H. (1995) Single zircon U-Pb geochronology of the Limpopo Belt by secondary ion mass spectrometry. Geochemical Journal, 29, 197-205. (Abstract)

Tsunogae, T. and Yurimoto, H. (1994) SIMS U-Pb age of zircons in Archean granulites from the Limpopo Belt, southern Africa. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1107, p.329. (Abstract)

Tsunogae, T., Miyano, T., and Ridley, J. (1992) Metamorphic P-T profiles from the Zimbabwe Craton to the Limpopo Belt, Zimbabwe. Precambrian Research, 55, 259-277. (Abstract)

Tsunogae, T., Miyano, T., and Ridley, J. (1990) Metamorphic P-T trajectories from the Northern Marginal Zone of the Limpopo Belt, Zimbabwe. In: J.M. Barton, Jr. Eds. Extended Abstracts, The Limpopo Belt: A Field Workshop on Granulites and Deep Crustal Tectonics, RAU, Johannesburg (South Africa), 136-139. (Abstract)

Tsunogae, T., van Reenen, D.D., and Miyano, T. (1990) Metamorphism as a clue to the presence of discrete crustal blocks in the Southern Marginal Zone of the Limpopo Belt. In: J.M. Barton,Jr. Eds. Extended Abstracts, The Limpopo Belt: A Field Workshop on Granulites and Deep Crustal Tectonics, RAU, Johannesburg (South Africa), 140-142. (Abstract)

Tsunogae, T. and Miyano, T. (1989) Granulite facies metamorphism in the Central and Southern Marginal Zones of the Limpopo Belt, South Africa. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan, 97, 1-16. (in Japanese with English abstract)

3. Crustal evolution of Phanerozoic granulite terranes

Nakano, N., Osanai, Y., Owada, M., Nam, T.N., Toyoshima, T., Tsunogae, T., and Binh, P. (2004) Finding of UHP metamorphic rocks from the Kontum Massif, central Vietnam. Gondwana Research, 7, 1350-1352.

Osanai, Y., Nakano, N., Owada, M., Nam, T.N., Toyoshima, T., Tsunogae, T., Binh, P., and Kagami, H. (2004) Metamorphic evolution of high-pressure and ultrahigh-temperature granulites from the Kontum Massif, central Vietnam. Gondwana Research, 7, 1360-1363.

Owada, M., Osanai, Y., Nakano, N., Nam, T.N., Binh, P., Matsushita, T., Tsunogae, T., Toyoshima, T., and Kagami, H. (2004) Petrogenesis of the Late Permian Plei Man Ko granite in the Kontum Massif, central Vietnam. Gondwana Research, 7, 1363-1365.

Nakano, N., Osanai, Y., Owada, M., Nam, T.N., Tsunogae, T., Toyoshima, T., and Binh, P. (2004) Decompression process of mafic granulite from eclogite to granulite facies under ultrahigh-temperature condition in the Kontum massif, central Vietnam. Journal of Mineralogy and Petrological Sciences, vol. 99 (in press).

Osanai, Y., Nakano, N., Owada, M., Nam, T.N., Tsunogae, T., Toyoshima, T., and Binh, P. (2004) Permo-Triassic ultrahigh-temperature metamorphism in the Kontum massif, central Vietnam. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, vol. 99 (in press).

Tsunogae, T., Costa, A.G., Rosiere, C.A., Dayan. H., Miyano, T., and van Reenen, D.D. (2002) : Metamorphic P-T conditions of the Juiz de Fora Complex in Manhuacu area, northern Ribeira Belt, Brazil. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience, the University of Tsukuba, 28, 23-28.

Tsunogae, T., Osanai, Y., Owada, M., Toyoshima, T., Hokada, T., and Long, T.V. (2001) Field occurrence of high- and ultrahigh-temperature metamorphic rocks and related igneous rocks from the Kontum Massif, Central Vietnam. Gondwana Research, Vol. 4, No. 2, 236-241.

Kusachi, I., Osanai, Y., Toyoshima, T., Owada, M., Tsunogae, T., Hokada, T., and Crowe, W.A. (1999) Mineralogy of scapolite from Skallen in the Lutzow-Holm Bay region, East Antarctica. Polar Geoscience, 12, 143-156.

4. Thermal structure and mineral phase equilibria of contact metamorphism

Kaneko, Y., Tsunogae, T., and Miyano, T. (2005) Crystal-size distributions of garnets in metapelites from the northeastern Bushveld contact aureole, South Africa. American Mineralogist, 90, 1422-1433.

Kaneko, Y., Miyano, T., and Van Reenen, D. D. (1990) Occurrences of fiblolite in the eastern Bushveld contact aureole, South Africa. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience, the University of Tsukuba, no.16, 80-85.

Kaneko, Y., Miyano, T., and Van Reenen, D. D. (1990) Intrusion plane of the Bushveld Complex inferred from the contact metamorphosed Pretoria Group, northeastern Transvaal, South Africa. Science Reports of the institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba, Section B, vol.11, 11-22.

Mizuno, K., and Miyano, T. (1999) Two-pyroxene geothermometry in the Bushveld Complex contact in the northeastern Transvaal, South Africa. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience, the University of Tsukuba, no.25, 47-50.

Kaneko, Y., Miyano, T., and Van Reenen, D. D. (2000) Pseudomorphs and ghost structures of some aluminous silicate minerals in pelitic hornfelses of Timeball Hill Formation, Transvaal Supergroup, in the northeastern Transvaal, South Africa. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience, the University of Tsukuba, no.26, 41-46.

Mizuno, K., Miyano, T., and Tojo, S. (2000) Melt textures in orthopyroxene-bearing hornfels in the contact metamorphic aureole of the Bushveld Complex, eastern Transvaal, South Africa. Science Reports of the institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba, Section B, vol.21, 1-11.

5. Fluid in metamorphic rocks

Santosh, M., Tsunogae, T., and Yoshikura, S. (2004) "Ultrahigh density" carbonic fluids in deep crustal granulites. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, vol. 99 (in press).

Tsunogae, T., Osanai, Y., Owada, M., Toyoshima, T., Hokada, T., and Crowe, W.A. (2003) High fluorine pargasites in ultrahigh temperature granulites from Tonagh Island in the Archean Complex, East Antarctica. Lithos, 70, 21-38.(Abstract)

Tsunogae, T., Santosh, M., Osanai, Y., Owada, M., Toyoshima, T., Hokada, T., and Crowe, W.A. (2003) Fluid inclusions in an osumilite-bearing granulite from Bunt Island in the Archean Napier Complex, East Antarctica: implications for a decompressional P-T path? Polar Geoscience, 16, 61-75. (Abstract)

Santosh, M. and Tsunogae, T. (2003) Extremely high density pure CO2 fluid inclusions in a garnet granulite from southern India. Journal of Geology, 111, 1-16.

Tsunogae, T., Santosh, M., Osanai, Y., Owada, M., Toyoshima, T., and Hokada, T. (2002) Very high-density carbonic fluid inclusions in sapphirine-bearing granulites from Tonagh Island in the Archean Napier Complex, East Antarctica: implications for CO2 infiltration during ultrahigh-temperature (T>1100▀C) metamorphism. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 143, 279-299. (Abstract)

Tsunogae, T., Santosh, M., Osanai, Y., Owada, M., Toyoshima, T., Hokada, T., Crowe, W.A., and Miyano, T. (2001) Carbonic fluid inclusions in ultrahigh-temperature metamorphic rocks from Tonagh Island in the Napier Complex, East Antarctica: a preliminary report. Polar Geoscience, 14, 25-38. (Abstract)

6. A link between metamorphism and metasomatism

Ohtaka, S., and Miyano, T. (1998) Normative magma composition of felsic alkaline rocks in the Pilanesberg Complex, South Africa. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience, the University of Tsukuba, no.24, 33-38.

Ohtaka, S., and Miyano, T. (1999) Hydrothermal alteration of felsic alkaline rocks in the Pilanesberg Complex, South Africa. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience, the University of Tsukuba, no.25, 43-45.

7. Metamorphism of banded iron-formation

Miyano, T., and Miyano, S. (1982) Ferri-annite from the Dales Gorge Member iron-formations, Wittenoom area, Western Australia. American Mineralogist, vol.67, 1179-1194.

Miyano, T. (1982) Stilpnomelane, iron-rich mica, K-feldspar and hornblende in banded iron-formation assemblages of the Dales Gorge Member, Hamersley Group, Western Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, vol.20, 189-202.

Miyano, T., and Klein, C. (1983) Conditions of riebeckite formation in the iron-formation of the Dales Gorge Member, Hamersley Group, Western Australia. American Mineralogist, vol.68, 517-529.

Miyano, T., and Klein, C. (1983) Phase relations of orthopyroxene, olivine, and grunerite in high-grade metamorphic iron-formation. American Mineralogist, vol.68, 699-716.

Miyano, T., and Klein, C. (1983) Evaluation of the stability relations of amphibole asbestos in metamorphosed iron-formations. Mining Geology, vol.33, no.4, 213-222.

Miyano, T., and Klein, C. (1983) Significance of the upper pressure stability limit of olivine in the phase relations of high-grade metamorphic iron-formations. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience, the University of Tsukuba, no.9, 71-74.

Miyano, T., and Klein, C. (1986) Fluid behavior and phase relations in the system Fe-Mg-Si-C-O-H: application to high grade metamorphism of iron-formations. American Journal of Science, vol.286, 540-575.

Miyano, T., and Klein, C. (1986) Oxygen buffering by the retrograde mineral pair orthopyroxene-olivine in contact metamorphosed iron-formations. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience, the University of Tsukuba, no.12, 79-82.

Miyano, T., Beukes, N. J., and Van Reenen, D. D. (1987) Metamorphic evidence for early post-Bushveld sills in the Penge iron Formation, Transvaal Sequence, Eastern Transvaal. South African Journal of Geology, vol.90, no.1, 37-43.

Miyano, T., and Beukes, N. J. (1987) Physicochemical environments for the formation of quartz-free manganese oxide ores from the early Proterozoic Hotael formation, Kalahari manganese field, South Africa. Economic Geology, vol.82, no.3, 706-718.

Miyano, T., and Beukes, N. J. (1987) Compositional difference of biotite in the Penge Iron Formation in the Mafefe and Penge areas, northeastern Transvaal, South Africa. Annual Report of the Institute of Geoscience, the University of Tsukuba, no.13, 115-118.

Miyano. T., and Beukes, N. J. (1988) Estimation of carbon dioxide fugacity and braynite, II: stability in quartz-free manganese oxide ores from the Kalahari manganese field, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, vol.84, no.4, 244-246.

Miyano, T., and Beukes, N. J. (1997) Mineralogy and petrology of the contact metamorphosed amphibole asbestos-bearing Penge Iron Formation, eastern Transvaal, South Africa. Journal of Petrology, vol.38, no.5, 651-676.

8. Geothermobarometry - application and formulation

Kankeo Y. and Miyano T. (2004) Recalibration of mutually consistent garnet-biotite and garnet-cordierite geothermometers. Lithos, 73, 255-269.


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