Wandres, Anekant; Bradshaw, John D; Weaver, Steve; Maas, Roland; Ireland, Trevor; Eby, Nelson
The field of provenance analysis has undergone a revolution with the development of single-crystal isotope dating techniques using mainly silt to sand sized single minerals. This study focuses on coarser-grained rocks, notably conglomerates, which involve much shorter transport distances and therefore may be used to trace proximal sources. The Torlesse terranes-part of the New Zealand Eastern Province-are accretionary complexes that comprise an enormous volume of quartzofeldspathic sandstones...[Show more]
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