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Motoyoshi, Yoichi; Hokada, Tomokazu; Shiraishi, Kazuyuki (2007): Age determination on monazite from Forefinger Point granulites, East Antarctica (Table 2.6-1). doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.605212,
Supplement to: Motoyoshi, Y et al. (2006): Electron micoprobe (EMP) dating on monazite from Forefinger Point granulites, East Antarctica: Implication for Pan-African overprint. In: Fütterer, D K, Damaske, D, Kleinschmidt, G, Miller, H & Tessensohn, F (eds.), Antarctica: contributions to global earth sciences, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 63-68, hdl:10013/epic.26796.d001

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Abstract:
Electron microprobe (EMP) dating on monazite in granulite- facies rocks from Forefinger Point, East Antarctica, yielded dominant ages of 500 Ma on matrix monazites.They are associated with secondary cordierite, biotite and sapphirine, formed during nearly isothermal decompression after the high P-T assemblages involving garnet, orthopyroxene and sillimanite. Older ages around 750-1000 Ma are detected in monazite cores and in monazite inclusions in garnet porphyroblast. Combining the available age data and the reaction textures, it becomes evident that the Forefinger Point granulites have been overprinted by a granulite-facies decompressional event of Pan-African age. Moreover, EMP monazite dating imply that the Forefinger Point granulites have experienced at least two stages of metamorphic evolution.
Coverage:
Latitude: -67.500000 * Longitude: 48.000000
Minimum ORDINAL NUMBER: 1 * Maximum ORDINAL NUMBER: 101
Event(s):
Forefinger_Point * Latitude: -67.500000 * Longitude: 48.000000 * Location: Casey Bay, East Antarctica * Device: Outcrop sample (OUTCROP)
Parameter(s):
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1ORDINAL NUMBEROrd NoGeocode
2Sample code/labelLabelMotoyoshi, Yoichi
3Uranium dioxideUO2%Motoyoshi, YoichiElectron microprobe
4Thorium oxideThO2%Motoyoshi, YoichiElectron microprobe
5Thorium oxideThO2%Motoyoshi, YoichiElectron microprobeSum of measured ThO2 and ThO2 equivalent of the measured UO2
6Lead oxidePbO%Motoyoshi, YoichiElectron microprobe
7Age, datedAge datedkaMotoyoshi, Yoichi
8Age, errorAge e±Motoyoshi, Yoichi
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