Cryogenian (∼830Ma) mafic magmatism and metamorphism in the northern Madurai Block, southern India: A magmatic link between Sri Lanka and Madagascar?

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2011

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Teale, William
Collins, Alan S.
Foden, J.
Payne, Justin L.
Plavsa, Diana
Chetty, T.R.K.
Santosh, M.
Fanning, Christopher

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Pergamon-Elsevier Ltd

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The northern Madurai Block, southern India, lies directly south of, and partly deformed by, the Palghat-Cauvery Shear Zone System (PCSS) - a potential suture of the Neoproterozoic Mozambique Ocean. The Kadavur gabbro-anorthosite complex lies south of the

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Keywords: anorthosite; Archean; gabbro; geochronology; Gondwana; hafnium; inductively coupled plasma method; magmatism; metamorphism; oxygen isotope ratio; Proterozoic; quartzite; subduction zone; suture zone; zircon; India; Madagascar; Madurai Block; Sri Lanka; Ta d18O; Azania; Gondwana; Hf; LA-ICPMS; Madurai Block; Mozambique Ocean; Southern India; Zircon geochronology

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Journal of Asian Earth Sciences

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10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.04.006

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