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Magma to mud to magma: Rapid crustal recycling by Permian granite magmatism near the eastern Gondwana margin

JEON, Heejin; Williams, Ian; Chappell, Bruce W


Early Permian (Cisuralian) S-type monzogranites of the Bundarra Supersuite, New England Orogen (NEO), eastern Australia, have chemical and isotopic compositions indicative of their being derived from young, weathered, volcanogenic sedimentary source rocks. High δ 18O zrn values of zircon precipitated from the melt phase of the magma (ca. 11.5%) confirm that the previously measured high granite whole-rock values (δ 18O WR) are a primary magmatic feature. Abundant inherited detrital zircon cores...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Earth and Planetary Science Letters
DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.12.010


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