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The Palu Metamorphic Complex, NW Sulawesi, Indonesia: Origin and evolution of a young metamorphic terrane with links to Gondwana and Sundaland

van Leeuwen, Theo; Allen, Charlotte M; Elburg, Marlina; Massonne, H.-J.; Palin, J M; Hennig, Juliane


The Palu Metamorphic Complex (PMC) is exposed in a late Cenozoic orogenic belt in NW Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is a composite terrane comprising a gneiss unit of Gondwana origin, a schist unit composed of meta-sediments deposited along the SE Sundaland margin in the Late Cretaceous and Early Tertiary, and one or more slivers of amphibolite with oceanic crust characteristics. The gneiss unit forms part of the West Sulawesi block underlying the northern and central sections of the Western Sulawesi...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Asian Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2015.09.025


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