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Type: Thesis
Title: Developing a tectonic framework for the Southern Curnamona Cu - Au Province : geochemical and radiogenic isotope applications
Author: Rutherford, Lachlan Stuart
Issue Date: 2006
School/Discipline: School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Abstract: "Two independent geochronological techniques specifically targeting post-kinematic or late-stage growth of kyanite, staurolite and late-stage garnet in the southern Curnamona Province has found that these minerals grew during the Delamerian Orogeny (~530-500 Ma). Prograde metamorphism during the Delamerian Orogeny attained kyanite-staurolite-garnet grade (amphibolite-facies). Previous interpretations of an anticlockwise P-T path for the Olarian Orogeny need revising, as these interpretations have been shown in this study to be based on textural relationships spanning ~1100 million years. This highlights the importance of in situ geochronological techniques in defining robust P-T-t paths for a region." --p. 121 of source document.
Advisor: Hand, Martin Phillip
Barovich, Karin Marie
Foden, John David
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.)--School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 2006.
Subject: Metamorphism (Geology) South Australia Olary Region
Metamorphism (Geology) New South Wales Broken Hill Region.
Geology, Stratigraphic Proterozoic
Keywords: geology Australia Curnamona Province, geophysics
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