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Age of the Los Ranchos Formation, Dominican Republic: Timing and tectonic setting of primitive island arc volcanism in the Caribbean region

Kesler, Stephen E; Campbell, Ian; Allen, Charlotte M


This study reports U-Pb ages for zircons from the Los Ranchos Formation, which is part of the primitive island arc sequence, the oldest volcanic rocks in the Greater Antilles. Zircons were analyzed from three samples: quartz porphyry (quartz keratophyre)

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Geological Society of America Bulletin
DOI: 10.1130/B25594.1


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