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Early Paleozoic development of the Maine-Quebec Boundary Mountains region

Gerbi, C.C.; Johnson, S.E.; Aleinikoff, John N.; Bedard, J H; Dunning, G R; Fanning, Christopher

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Pre-Silurian bedrock units played key roles in the early Paleozoic history of the Maine-Quebec Appalachians. These units represent peri-Laurentian material whose collision with the craton deformed the Neoproteozoic passive margin and initiated the Appalachian mountain-building cycle. We present new field, petrological, geochronological, and geochemical data to support the following interpretations related to these units. (1) The Boil Mountain Complex and Jim Pond Formation do not represent part...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/24389
Source: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1139/E05-113

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