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The Bushmanland Group supracrustal succession, Aggeneys, Bushmanland, South Africa: Provenance, age of deposition and metamorphism

Bailie, Russell; Armstrong, Richard; Reid, David

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The central portion of the structurally complex and poly-metamorphosed Namaqua Province of western South Africa is underlain by a series of pelitic and psammitic metasediments, termed the Bushmanland Group, which is host to world class Broken Hill-type Pb-Zn-Cu-Ag deposits at Aggeneys. Geochemical, U-Pb SHRIMP zircon geochronology and Sm-Nd isotopic determinations of the metasediments at Aggeneys were undertaken to determine the age and nature of the provenance, as well as to confine the age of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/34256
Source: South African Journal of Geology
DOI: 10.2113/gssajg.110.1.59

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