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Geochemical and isotopic constraints on the petrogenesis of Early Ordovician granodiorite and Variscan two-mica granites from the Gouveia area, central Portugal

Neiva, A.M.R.; Williams, Ian; Ramos, J.M.F.; Gomes, M.E.P.; Silva, M.M.V.G.; Antunes, I.M.H.R.


A biotite granodiorite and seven Sn-bearing two-mica granites crop out in the Gouveia area, central Portugal. A SHRIMP U-Th-Pb zircon age from the granodiorite, and monazite ages from four of the two-mica granites, show that they are of Early Ordovician (~480 Ma) and Permo-Carboniferous, i.e. Variscan (~305 and 290 Ma) age respectively. The Variscan two-mica granites are late- and post-D3. Major and trace element variation in the granitic rocks and their biotite and muscovite indicate mainly...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Lithos
DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2009.01.005


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