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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/271894
Description: Relative to the North China Craton, the subcontinental lithospheric mantle (SCLM) beneath the Central Asian Orogenic Belt is little known. Mantle-derived peridotite xenoliths from the Cenozoic basalts ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 040300 Geology | 040200 Geochemistry
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/279205
Description: Giant magma-related ore systems are prime targets for modern mineral exploration, yet it is unclear what controls their formation. The magmas originate in Earth's convecting mantle. To reach the surfa ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/211079
Description: Detrital zircon U-Pb ages are reported for 14 sandstones of mainly Cretaceous age from the Northland Allochthon, Houhora Complex and Waipapa Terrane of northern North Island, New Zealand. Results from ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/262144
Description: The ultramafic-mafic Noril'sk-1 intrusion in Polar Siberia (Russia) hosts one of the world's major platinum-group-element (PGE)-CuNi sulphide deposits. In situ Hf-isotope analyses of zircon and baddel ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/270031
Description: The Qinling orogen is an important orogenic belt formed by the collision between the North and South China blocks along the Mianlue suture during the Triassic. The orogen is customarily divided into t ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/272515
Description: The Caledonian Nappe Complex of Arctic Norway provides rare insights into the interaction between mafic-ultramafic magmas and the deep continental crust. The Kalak Nappe Complex contains >25,000 km³ o ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 040200 Geochemistry | 040300 Geology
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/313517
Description: Mantle metasomatism is a relatively recent concept introduced in the early 1970s when detailed studies of lithospheric mantle rock fragments (xenoliths), brought to the surface of in basaltic to kimbe ... More
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/280278
Description: The concept that the Mohorovicic Discontinuity (Moho) does not necessarily coincide with the base of the continental crust as defined by rock-type compositions was introduced in the early 1980s. This ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/272161
Description: The effects of pressure, water and differential stress on the crystallographic preferred orientation (CPO) of olivine were investigated by an integrated study on 13 peridotite samples from four areas ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/230845
Description: Detrital zircon U-Pb LAM-ICPMS age patterns for sandstones from the mid-Permian -Triassic part (Rakaia Terrane) of the accretionary wedge forming the Torlesse Composite Terrane in Otago, New Zealand, ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/262693
Description: Mixed-habit diamonds are a special type of crystal that form by simultaneous growth by two different mechanisms; octahedral and cuboid growth. This type of crystal growth is known to preferentially pa ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/271938
Description: A combined study of Lu-Hf isotopes and U-Pb ages for detrital zircons from sedimentary rocks can provide information on the crustal evolution of sedimentary provenances, and comparisons with potential ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/186992
Description: How has the Earth's continental lithosphere evolved? Most of our knowledge is derived from surface exposures, but xenoliths carried in volcanic rocks can be an important source of information. The Nor ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/200845
Description: Our knowledge of the Precambrian accretion and reworking history of deep crust beneath the northeastern Yangtze Craton is still sparse. Zircons from volcanic rocks can not only give accurate crystalli ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/187004
Description: The Bockfjord area of NW Spitsbergen (Norwegian Arctic) exposes a long history of crustal evolution, culminating in the Caledonian (400–500 Ma) orogeny; prior to the opening of the N. Atlantic Ocean, ... More
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