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Adjacent terranes with ca. 2715 and 2650 Ma high-pressure metamorphic assemblages in the Nuuk region of the North Atlantic Craton, southern West Greenland: Complexities of Neoarchaean collisional orogeny

Nutman, Allen; Friend, Clark R L

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In the gneiss complex of the Nuuk region of the North Atlantic Craton in southern West Greenland, terrane juxtaposition was followed by Neoarchaean folding under amphibolite facies conditions, with widespread low-pressure recrystallisation (5 kbar and 550-700 °C). The complex metamorphic overprinting requires that the P-T history related to actual terrane assembly has to be extracted from very small relicts of older metamorphic assemblages combined with the U/Pb dating, petrology and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/34218
Source: Precambrian Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2006.12.009

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