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The 3.4-3.5 Ga São José do Campestre massif, NE Brazil: remnants of the oldest crust in South America

Dantas, Elton L; Van Schmus, W.R.; Hackspacher, P C; Fetter, A H; de Brito Neves, Benjamin; Cordani, Umberto; Nutman, Allen; Williams, Ian


The oldest fragment of continental crust recognized in South America occurs as an isolated Archean enclave in northeastern Brazil's Borborema Province, ca. 600Ma Brasiliano-Pan African orogenic belt. This Archean fragment, the São José do Campestre mass

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Precambrian Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2003.11.002


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