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Provenance of the Passo Feio complex, Dom Feliciano Belt: implications for the age of supracrustal rocks of the São Gabriel Arc, southern Brazil

Lopes, Carina Graciniana; Pimentel, Marcio Martins; Philipp, Ruy Paulo; Gruber, Leonardo; Armstrong, Richard; Junges, Sergio


The Passo Feio complex (PFC) is a sequence of metapelite, amphibolite, metavolcanic/metavolcanoclastic rocks, marble, calc-silicate rocks, quartzite and magnesium schist. It is part of the São Gabriel Terrane, a Neoproterozoic juvenile arc formed during the early stages of evolution of the Neoproterozoic Dom Feliciano Belt (DFB), in southern Brazil. This belt corresponds to the southernmost portion of the Mantiqueira Province, an important Neoproterozoic orogenic system exposed in the NNE...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-03
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of South American Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsames.2014.11.004


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