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The Paleozoic-Mesozoic recycling of the Rakaia Terrane, South Island, New Zealand: sandstone clast and sandstone petrology, geochemistry, and geochronology

Wandres, Anekant; Bradshaw, John D; Ireland, Trevor

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The Torlesse terranes - part of the New Zealand Eastern Province - are accretionary complexes that comprise an enormous volume of quartzofeldspathic sandstones and mudstones with subsidiary conglomerates plus minor oceanic assemblages. Two terranes are recognised in the South Island - the Permian to Late Triassic Rakaia Terrane and the Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous Pahau Terrane. Sandstone clasts from two Rakaia Terrane and two Pahau Terrane conglomerates were collected. We present the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80569
Source: New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics

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