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Reconnaissance dating of events recorded in the southern part of the Capricorn Orogen

Kinny, Peter; Nutman, Allen; Occhipinti, S

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Zircon geochronology confirms the Errabiddy Shear Zone as a major structural boundary separating two distinct geological terranes within the southern part of the Palaeoproterozoic Capricorn Orogen of Western Australia. Rocks on the south side of the Errabiddy Shear Zone represent parts of the Archaean Yilgarn Craton that were variably reworked during the c. 2.0Ga Glenburgh and c. 1.8Ga Capricorn orogenies. Rocks on the north side represent an exotic terrane (the 'Glenburgh Terrane') comprising...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/86283
Source: Precambrian Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2003.09.004

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