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Lachlan Orogen, Eastern Australia: Triangle Formation Records the Late Ordovician Arrival of the Macquarie Arc Terrane at the Margin of Eastern Gondwana

Zhang, Qing; Buckman, S.; Bennett, Vickie; Nutman, Allen P.; Song, Yu-Cai


The Ordovician intraoceanic Macquarie Arc terrane is faulted against coeval, quartz‐rich turbidites of the Adaminaby Group within the Lachlan Orogen of eastern Australia. Debates exist concerning the polarity of subduction beneath the Macquarie Arc and the nature of its emplacement, given it is juxtaposed against the Adaminaby Group to both the west and east. We present new provenance and zircon analyses of the Triangle Formation, which consists of interleaved quartz‐rich passive...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Tectonics
DOI: 10.1029/2019TC005480


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