Stratigraphy of the Neoproterozoic Damara Sequence in northwest Namibia: Slope to basin sub-marine mass-transport deposits and olistolith fields

Stratigraphy of the Neoproterozoic Damara Sequence in northwest Namibia: Slope to basin... Precambrian Research 278 (2016) 108–125 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Precambrian Research journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/precamres Stratigraphy of the Neoproterozoic Damara Sequence in northwest Namibia: Slope to basin sub-marine mass-transport deposits and olistolith fields a,b,⇑ b b b c D.B. Nascimento , A. Ribeiro , R.A.J. Trouw , R.S. Schmitt , C.W. Passchier Programa de Pós–graduação em Geologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (PPGL/UFRJ), CEP 21941-916, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Instituto de Geociências, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (IGEO/UFRJ), CEP 21941-916, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Institut für Geowissenschaften, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 55099 Mainz, Germany ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: The Neoproterozoic Damara Sequence (>1000 m thick) is composed of siliciclastic and carbonate rocks Received 24 June 2015 that crop out in the Damara Belt, Namibia. In Damaraland (including the Vrede, Bethanis, Austerlitz Revised 15 March 2016 and Toekoms farms), these rocks were deformed and metamorphosed under greenschist facies (biotite Accepted 16 March 2016 zone) conditions during the Damara Orogeny. The stratigraphy and paleoenvironments of the Damara Available online 23 March 2016 Sequence rocks are debated by the scientific community. We use field data, including detailed 1:25,000 geological mapping, elaboration of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Precambrian Research Elsevier

Stratigraphy of the Neoproterozoic Damara Sequence in northwest Namibia: Slope to basin sub-marine mass-transport deposits and olistolith fields

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Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V.
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0301-9268
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10.1016/j.precamres.2016.03.005
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Precambrian Research 278 (2016) 108–125 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Precambrian Research journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/precamres Stratigraphy of the Neoproterozoic Damara Sequence in northwest Namibia: Slope to basin sub-marine mass-transport deposits and olistolith fields a,b,⇑ b b b c D.B. Nascimento , A. Ribeiro , R.A.J. Trouw , R.S. Schmitt , C.W. Passchier Programa de Pós–graduação em Geologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (PPGL/UFRJ), CEP 21941-916, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Instituto de Geociências, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (IGEO/UFRJ), CEP 21941-916, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Institut für Geowissenschaften, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 55099 Mainz, Germany ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: The Neoproterozoic Damara Sequence (>1000 m thick) is composed of siliciclastic and carbonate rocks Received 24 June 2015 that crop out in the Damara Belt, Namibia. In Damaraland (including the Vrede, Bethanis, Austerlitz Revised 15 March 2016 and Toekoms farms), these rocks were deformed and metamorphosed under greenschist facies (biotite Accepted 16 March 2016 zone) conditions during the Damara Orogeny. The stratigraphy and paleoenvironments of the Damara Available online 23 March 2016 Sequence rocks are debated by the scientific community. We use field data, including detailed 1:25,000 geological mapping, elaboration of

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Published: Jun 1, 2016

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