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A 3.5 Ga granite-gneiss basement in Guinea: further evidence for early archean accretion within the West African Craton

Thieblemont, Denis; Delor, Claude; Cocherie, Alain; Lafon, Jean Michel; Goujou, Jean; Balde, A.; Bah, M.; Sane, Hadi; Fanning, Christopher


A granite-gneiss formation (Guélémata Orthogneiss) was mapped on the northern and western slopes of the Mount Nimba hill range in Guinea. The original rocks were high-Al, low-Yb, medium to high-K granites similar to most Archean TTG. Analyses of U and P

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Precambrian Research
DOI: 10.1016/S0301-9268(00)00160-1


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