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dc.contributor.authorWang, Qian
dc.contributor.supervisorProf. Simon Wilde
dc.contributor.supervisorProf. Birger Rusmussen

Samples of every rock type present along a traverse through the Jack Hills belt were examined and processed for zircon, monazite and xenotime isotopic study. Zircon U-Pb ages range from 1618±22 Ma to 4381±5 Ma, confirming the presence of both Archean and Proterozoic successions. Lutetium-Hf data for Hadean zircons imply a primitive source that was reworked with little juvenile input from the mantle. Monazite data confirm that the Archean rocks were metamorphosed at 2.65 Ga.

dc.publisherCurtin University
dc.titleA geological traverse across the Jack Hills Metasedimentary Belt, Western Australia: Isotopic constraints on the distribution of proterozoic rocks and the evolution of Hadean Crust
curtin.departmentDepartment of Applied Geology
curtin.accessStatusOpen access

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