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Hanchangchong is located at Heping Village, Huangpu Town, southwest of Tianzhushan Global Geopark. It is a two-kilometer-long valley, where a plenty of ultra high pressure (UHP) metamorphic rock assemblages, mainly eclogite, jadeite quartzite and gamet peridotite have been exposed. Of them diamond-bearing eclogite and coesite( or its derivatives)-bearing eclogite are the most representative. A large number of scientists have carried out field investigations in this area resulting in a lot of scientific contributions which are highly influential in the world. It becomes an excellent place for teenagers to study geosciences, especially for university professors and students to do field work

 

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