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The Evolution of a late Precambrian-early Palaeozoic rift complex

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Published by Geological Society of Australia in Sydney, N.S.W., Australia .
Written in English

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    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementeditors, J.B. Jago & P.S. Moore.
      SeriesSpecial publication / Geological Society of Australia,, no. 16, Special publication (Geological Society of Australia) ;, no. 16.
      ContributionsJago, J. B., Moore, P. S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE607.5.A8 E93 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination495 p. :
      Number of Pages495
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1630584M
      ISBN 100909869715
      LC Control Number91179211

      Tianshan during Late Palaeozoic time. 2 | GEOLOGICAL SETTING The Chinese western Tianshan orogen lies between the Junggar terrane to the north and the Tarim Craton to the south, having experienced a long‐lasting complex tectonic evolutionary history from Palaeozoic to Cenozoic (Xiao, Windley, Allen, & Han, ; Yin et al., a). The Altar Stone and a sandstone fragment (excavated at Stonehenge) are from two sources within the Palaeozoic of south-west Wales. This variety of source suggests that the monoliths were taken from a glacially-mixed deposit, not carefully selected from an in situ source.

      A late Proterozoic storm-dominated carbonate shelf sequence: the Wonoka Formation in the central and southern Flinders Ranges, p. – In Jago, J. B. and Moore, P. S. (eds.), The evolution of a late Precambrian-Early Palaeozoic rift complex: the Adelaide Geosyncline, Special Publicat Geological Society of Australia Inc. In Jago, J. B. and Moore, P. S. (eds.), The Evolution of a Late Precambrian-Early Palaeozoic Rift Complex: the Adelaide Geosyncline. Geological Society of Australia Special Publication

      is believed to represent a rift basin with little input of oceanic crust (Utke et al., ). Abdulkadir complex This complex fringes the westernmost edge of the basement complex. It consists of mafic lavas, agglo- merates of calc-alkaline character, with a greenschist. Geological Evolution of Antarctica is a collection of papers presented at the Fifth International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences, held under the auspices of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) at Robinson College, Cambridge, August Contributors were invited to address problems related to the tectonic evolution of the Antarctic crust and the.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Evolution of a late Precambrian-early Palaeozoic rift complex. Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: Geological Society of Australia.

In book: The evolution of a Late Precambrian - Early Palaeozoic rift complex: the Adelaide Geosyncline, Edition: Special Publication No. 16, Publisher: Geological Society of Australia, Editors: J. In the late Precambrian, the first multicellular organisms evolved, and sexual division developed.

By the end of the Precambrian, conditions were set for the explosion of life that took place at the start of the Cambrian, the first period of the Phanerozoic Eon ( million years ago to the present).

The conventional view has been that the SP is a Late Palaeozoic orogenic belt. However, it is shown that the few available data are also consistent with an alternative interpretation in which it is the thinned margin of the Precambrian continent, reworked by Cited by:   Tecfonophysics, () Eisevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam 27 Observations on the tectonic evolution of the southern Adelaide Fold Belt Richard J.F.

Jenkins and Mike Sandiford Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Adelaide, GPO BoxAdelaide, S.A., Australia (Received March 8,; revised version accepted December 2, ) ABSTRACT Jenkins, Cited by: of a late Precambrian – Early Palaeozoic rift complex: the Adelaide.

C.C.,Evolution of the late Proterozoic to Early. The pages book is rich of inedit illustrations coming. The Evolution of a late Precambrian-early Palaeozoic rift complex: the Adelaide geosyncline / editors: Mineral resources of the Adelaide Geosyncline / compiled by R.K.

Johns Central Adelaide Geosyncline gold mineralisation / by C.M. Horn. The stratigraphy of Mongolia can be divided into five ‘megasequences’, each characterized by a common tectonic and stratigraphic history.

The earliest, megasequence 1 (Precambrian-Silurian), records the amalgamation of Precambrian Early Palaeozoic passive and active margin terranes and the resulting growth of a ‘Caledonian’ fold belt in western Mongolia. In The Evolution of a Late Precambrian–Early Palaeozoic Rift Complex: The Adelaide Geosyncline (eds Jago, J.

& Moore, P. S.), pp. – Geological Society of Australia, Special Publication no. Tectonophysics, () Eisevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam Magnetic fabric in mid-Cambrian rocks of the Central Flinders Zone and implications for the regional tectonic history Z.X.

Li and Powell Department of Geology, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, W.A. Australia (Received Ma ; revised version accepted Janu. The African continent preserves a long geological record that covers almost 75% of Earth's history.

The Pan-African orogeny (c. Ma) brought together old continental kernels (West Africa, Congo, Kalahari and Tanzania) to form Gondwana and subsequently the supercontinent Pangaea by the late Palaeozoic.

The break-up of Pangaea since the Jurassic and Cretaceous, primarily through opening. On the basis of sedimentary fill, tectonic style and crustal structure, the study area may be divided into three main geological provinces, separated by major fault zones: (1) the oceanic Lofoten Basin and the Vestbakken Volcanic Province in the west; (2) the south-western Barents Sea basin province; and (3) the eastern region which has acted as a largely stable platform since Late Palaeozoic.

The early, pre-orogenic stages of evolution in the Variscan belt, i.e. rifting processes, opening of sedimentary basins and associated igneous activities, are often obscure because many successions have yielded little or no biostratigraphic data, have a strong metamorphic overprint and are tectonically deformed and dislocated.

The increasing application of SHRIMP zircon dating has provided. The conventional view has been that the SP is a Late Palaeozoic orogenic belt.

However, it is shown that the few available data are also consistent with an alternative interpretation in which it is. Parker, A.J., Cowley, W.M., Thomson, B.P.

The Torrens Hinge Zone and Spencer Shelf with particular reference to early Adelaidean volcanism. IN Jago J.B. & Moore P.S. (eds.)- The evolution of a Late Precambrian-Early Palaeozoic rift complex: The Adelaide Geosyncline.

Geological Society of Australia. Special Publication 16 p REFID. The Cambrian to Early Triassic from South China include 33 poles, but 28 of these are Permian–Early Triassic in age and thus lower-mid Palaeozoic poles are almost absent.

11 poles, including all the Lower Palaeozoic poles (Late Cambrian–Silurian), are derived from clastic sediments, and all have been corrected for potential inclination shallowing using a fixed flattening (f) factor (f = ). Late Precambrian-Early Palaeozoic evolution of part of the Avalon terrane in southern New Brunswick, Canada Article (PDF Available) in Geological Society London Special Publications 51(1) Alain Piqué's research works with 3, citations reads, including: PPSM.

The SWEAT hypothesis, linking the Southwest US and East Antarctica as conjugate rift margins of a Neoproterozoic continent has lead to major revisions of late Precambrian and early Cambrian reconstructions.

Geological evidence summarized here supports separation of Antarctica from Laurentia c. Ma ago. A possible link between the break-up of a Neoproterozoic supercontinent and.

Late Precambrian-Early Palaeozoic evolution of part of the Avalon terrane in southern New Brunswick, Canada Nance, R. Abstract. Not Available. Publication: Geological Society of London Special Publications. Pub Date: January DOI: /. Crawford AJ and Hilyard D Geochemistry of late Proterozoic tholeiitic flood basalts, Adelaide Geosyncline, South Australia.

In JB Jago and PS Moore eds, The evolution of a late Precambrian - early Palaeozoic rift complex: the Adelaide Geosyncline, Special Publication Geological Society of Australia, pp. 49–Together with previous tectonostratigraphic studies (Li et al., ), these similarities suggest that (1) the Adelaide Rift Complex and the Bikou-Hannan Rift may have been part of a triple-junction rifting system with the Adelaide Rift Complex being a failed rift; and (2) the synchronous LIP events in the South China Block and in.Successive cratonization from west to east included the early Palaeozoic Delamerian Orogen (ca.

Ma), the middle Palaeozoic Lachlan Orogen (ca. Ma), and the late Palaeozoic–early Mesozoic New England Orogen (ca. Ma), with their respective peak deformations of Middle-Late Cambrian, Late Ordovician-Silurian and Permian-Triassic age.