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Nepheline Syenite in the Deccan Traps of Jawhar, Bombay


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The paper records the occurrence of nepheline syenite noticed as a narrow vertical dyke in the Deccan Trap area near Khuded, about 90 miles north-east of Bombay. A full description is given of the nepheline syenite, including its physical, chemical and optical characters; and on the basis of these data, the mode of origin of this nepheline syenite and its age relationship with reference to the adjacent Deccan basalts are discussed.
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  • Nepheline Syenite in the Deccan Traps of Jawhar, Bombay

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R. N. Sukheswala
Geology Department, St. Xavier's College, Bombay, India
R. K. Avasia
Geology Department, St. Xavier's College, Bombay, India

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The paper records the occurrence of nepheline syenite noticed as a narrow vertical dyke in the Deccan Trap area near Khuded, about 90 miles north-east of Bombay. A full description is given of the nepheline syenite, including its physical, chemical and optical characters; and on the basis of these data, the mode of origin of this nepheline syenite and its age relationship with reference to the adjacent Deccan basalts are discussed.