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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/1959.14/294301
Description: The high spatial resolution of laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) microanalysis of speleothems and biogenic calcium carbonates makes it possible to improve our und ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/197432
Description: Podiform chromitites in ophiolite usually are interpreted as the crystallization products of mafic magmas, contemporaneous with the generation of the ophiolite at mid-oceanic ridges or back-arc spread ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/199134
Description: We present an electron backscatter diffraction, cathodoluminescence, and radiogenic U-Pb dating study of large zircon grains (0.8-1.5 mm) that show evidence of intracrystalline deformation, fracturing ... 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/1959.14/184126
Description: The depth and temperatures of melting beneath Ocean Islands provide important constraints on mantle melting dynamics. The central Azores islands of Faial, Pico, Graciosa and São Jorge are ideally suit ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/197339
Description: Meta-sedimentary and igneous rocks preserved in the hanging wall of the Paralana Fault, northern Mount Painter Province, record a protracted (ca. 1600Myr) multi-staged metamorphic and poly-deformation ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/292186
Description: The type high-pressure (HP) Piaxtla Suite in the Acatlán Complex of southern Mexico consists of retrogressed eclogite (amphibolite), megacrystic granitoids and high-grade meta-sedimentary rocks. Exhum ... 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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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/178184
Description: In situ isotopic (U-Pb, Lu-Hf) and trace element analyses of zircon populations in six samples of the intrusive Mawson Charnockite, east Antarctica, emphasise complex zircon behaviour during very high ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/202682
Description: Eclogites and gneisses from the Yuka and Xitieshan areas in the North Qaidam orogen, NE Tibet, experienced ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) metamorphism in the early Paleozoic, when the Qaidam block subducted ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/198356
Description: The Western Dharwar Craton in peninsular India comprises a typical Meso- to Neo-Archean granite-greenstone terrain. Detrital zircons from two metagreywackes in a late basin from the Gadag Greenstone B ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/292165
Description: New U-Pb and ⁴⁰Ar-³⁹Ar geochronology and structural data from high- to medium grade metamorphic shear zones of the Ossa-Morena Zone, and structural data from Early Carboniferous basins (Ossa-Morena Zo ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/219396
Description: In situ U–Pb and Lu–Hf data on detrital zircons from Paleo- to Neoproterozoic sediments have been used to gain a clearer picture of the regional tectonic background and crustal evolution in the wester ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/178653
Description: This paper reports how during dissolution differences in surface chemistry affect the evolution of topography of CaF₂ pellets with a microstructure similar to UO₂ spent nuclear fuel. 3D confocal profi ... More
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