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Origin and age of coeval gabbros and leucogranites in the northern subprovince of the borborema province, NE Brazil

Guimaraes, Ignez de Pinho; da Silva Filho, Adejardo F.; Armstrong, Richard


The Paleoproterozoic Serrinha – Pedro Velho Complex comprises orthogneisses and migmatites, exposed in the south part of the Archean São José do Campestre Massif, Rio Grande do Norte domain of the Borborema Province, NE, Brazil. During the Ediacaran, the Serrinha - Pedro Velho Complex underwent metamorphism at HT/LP conditions in a tectonic setting dominated by dextral transpressive deformation, dated at ∼575Ma. Crustal melting generated various plutons and dykes of leucogranites with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of South American Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsames.2017.02.014


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