Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 45, Issue 20, pp 1896–1901 | Cite as

The fluid inclusions in jadeitite from Pharkant area, Myanmar

  • Guanghai Shi
  • Wenyuan Cui
  • Changqiu Wang
  • Wenhuai Zhang


A lot of liquid-gas and liquid-gas-solid inclusions were found in Pharkant jadeitites, northwestern Myanmar and their characteristics, geological setting and porphyroclastic jadeites with inclusions in them were described in detail. The results analyzed by Raman spectrometer showed that the component of liquid-gas phase and solid phase (daughter minerals) in fluid inclusions is H2O + CH4 and jadeite separately. The results indicated that Pharkant jadeitites were crystallized from H2O + CH4 bearing jadeitic melt which may originate from mantle. The P-T conditions in which the jadeitites were crystallized were speculated to beT > 650°C,P > 1.5 GPa.


Pharkant Myanmar jadeitite jadeite fluid inclusion H2O + CH4 jadeitic melt mantle 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guanghai Shi
    • 1
  • Wenyuan Cui
    • 1
  • Changqiu Wang
    • 1
  • Wenhuai Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GeologyPeking UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Institute of ResourceChina University of GeosciencesWuhanChina

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