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Ages, Geochemistry and Metamorphism of Neoarchean Basement by Meiling Wu

By Meiling Wu

Focusing on problems with whilst and the way Archean crust within the craton was once shaped, this PhD thesis e-book provides significant study results of box dependent metamorphic, geochemical and geochronological investigations on Meso-Neoarchean basement rocks from Shandong Province within the jap Block of the North China Craton. in accordance with significant findings and new info, the writer proposes that the formation and evolution of Archean crust was once ruled by means of mantle plumes, no longer through plate tectonics. As one of many oldest cratonic blocks on the planet containing rocks as outdated as 3.85 billion years, the formation and evolution of North China Craton continues to be arguable. consequently this publication should be of price to a person attracted to the evolution of cratonic blocks and Precambrian geology.

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