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Response of detrital zircon and monazite, and their U-Pb isotopic systems, to regional metamorphism and host-rock partial melting, Cooma Complex, southeastern Australia

Williams, Ian

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Progressive Early Silurian low-pressure greenschist to granulite facies regional metamorphism of Ordovician flysch at Cooma, southeastern Australia, had different effects on detrital zircon and monazite and their U-Pb isotopic systems. Monazite began to dissolve at lower amphibolite facies, virtually disappearing by upper amphibolite facies, above which it began to regrow, becoming most coarsely grained in migmatite leucosome and the anatectic Cooma Granodlorite. Detrital monazite U-Pb ages...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/90708
Source: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-0952.2001.00883.x

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