Triassic collision of western Tianshan orogenic belt, China: Evidence from SHRIMP U-Pb dating of zircon from HP/UHP eclogitic rocks

Date

2007

Authors

Zhang, Lifei
Ai, Yongliang
Li , Xuping
Rubatto, Daniela
Song, Biao
Williams, Samantha
Song , Shuguang
Ellis, David
Liou, J

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Elsevier

Abstract

A newly recognized ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) terrane in the Chinese Western Tianshan orogenic belt contains blueschists, eclogites and metapelites. This belt extends westward to the "South Tianshan" in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan for

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Keywords: continental collision; geochronology; orogenic belt; SHRIMP dating; subduction; Triassic; uranium-lead dating; Asia; Eurasia; Tien Shan Chinese western Tianshan; HP-UHP metamorphic belt; SHRIMP U-Pb zircon geochronology; Triassic collision

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Lithos

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DOI

10.1016/j.lithos.2006.09.012

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2037-12-31