Modal composition and detrital clinopyroxene geochemistry of lithic sandstones from the New England Fold Belt (east Australia): a Paleozoic forearc terrane.

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Abstract

The Fold Belt is divided by the Peel Fault System into two time-equivalent zones showing contrasting depositional, structural, and metamorphic histories. These are inferred to represent a western magmatic arc-frontal arc succession and an eastern subduction complex assemblage. The composition of the early to middle Paleozoic clastic rocks from both east and west of the Peel Fault System indicates derivation from an undissected volcanic arc.-from Author

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1199-1214
Number of pages16
JournalGeological Society of America Bulletin
Volume94
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1983
Externally publishedYes

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