Source and age of upper Transvaal Supergroup, South Africa: Age-Hf isotope record of zircons in Magaliesberg quartzite and Dullstroom lava, and implications for Paleoproterozoic (2.5–2.0Ga) continent reconstruction

Source and age of upper Transvaal Supergroup, South Africa: Age-Hf isotope record of zircons in... Precambrian Research 278 (2016) 1–21 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Precambrian Research journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/precamres Source and age of upper Transvaal Supergroup, South Africa: Age-Hf isotope record of zircons in Magaliesberg quartzite and Dullstroom lava, and implications for Paleoproterozoic (2.5–2.0 Ga) continent reconstruction a,d,⇑ b c Armin Zeh , Allan H. Wilson , Maria Ovtcharova Institute for Geosciences, Goethe University Frankfurt, Section Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, Altenhöferallee 1, D-60438 Frankfurt, Germany School of Geosciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2050, South Africa Section of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva, Rue des Maraichers 13, CH-1205 Geneva, Switzerland Institute for Applied Geosciences – Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Campus South, Mineralogy and Petrology, Adenauerring 20b, 50.4, D-76131 Karlsruhe, Germany article i nfo abstract Article history: The Magaliesberg Formation quartzite of the upper Transvaal Supergroup in north-central South Africa Received 5 September 2015 represents the biggest Paleoproterozoic arenite deposit on Earth, with a present-day lateral extent of Revised 16 February 2016 more than 600 km. It therefore has a great potential to provide detailed information about Archean to Accepted 19 March 2016 early Paleoproterozoic crust–mantle evolution in the hinterland of the Kaapvaal Craton and for global Available online 25 March http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Precambrian Research Elsevier

Source and age of upper Transvaal Supergroup, South Africa: Age-Hf isotope record of zircons in Magaliesberg quartzite and Dullstroom lava, and implications for Paleoproterozoic (2.5–2.0Ga) continent reconstruction

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V.
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0301-9268
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1872-7433
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10.1016/j.precamres.2016.03.017
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Precambrian Research 278 (2016) 1–21 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Precambrian Research journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/precamres Source and age of upper Transvaal Supergroup, South Africa: Age-Hf isotope record of zircons in Magaliesberg quartzite and Dullstroom lava, and implications for Paleoproterozoic (2.5–2.0 Ga) continent reconstruction a,d,⇑ b c Armin Zeh , Allan H. Wilson , Maria Ovtcharova Institute for Geosciences, Goethe University Frankfurt, Section Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, Altenhöferallee 1, D-60438 Frankfurt, Germany School of Geosciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2050, South Africa Section of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva, Rue des Maraichers 13, CH-1205 Geneva, Switzerland Institute for Applied Geosciences – Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Campus South, Mineralogy and Petrology, Adenauerring 20b, 50.4, D-76131 Karlsruhe, Germany article i nfo abstract Article history: The Magaliesberg Formation quartzite of the upper Transvaal Supergroup in north-central South Africa Received 5 September 2015 represents the biggest Paleoproterozoic arenite deposit on Earth, with a present-day lateral extent of Revised 16 February 2016 more than 600 km. It therefore has a great potential to provide detailed information about Archean to Accepted 19 March 2016 early Paleoproterozoic crust–mantle evolution in the hinterland of the Kaapvaal Craton and for global Available online 25 March

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Precambrian ResearchElsevier

Published: Jun 1, 2016

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