Heavy minerals of Tertiary rocks exposed in Teidukhan anticline, Kolasib, Mizoram, India


The heavy mineral assemblages present in the Tertiary rocks of Teidukhan anticline, Kolasib district, Mizoram, India, were identified and the ZTR and statistical parameter of zircon were analysed. The results obtained were utilized to work out the provenance of the rocks. From the data of the study area it can be concluded that the source rock of the sediment were complex in nature that included igneous rock and pegmatite to high rank metamorphic rocks and reworked sediment supply.

Full Text Download