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Precambrian rocks of the Egedesminde-Christianshåb area, West Greenland

G. Henderson

Precambrian rocks of the Egedesminde-Christianshåb area, West Greenland

by G. Henderson

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Published by Grønlands geologiske undersøgelse] in [København .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greenland.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Precambrian,
    • Geology -- Greenland

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 36-37.

      Statementby G. Henderson.
      SeriesGeological Survey of Greenland. Report no. 23, Rapport (Grønlands geologiske undersøgelse) ;, nr. 23.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE70 .D43 no. 23
      The Physical Object
      Pagination37 p.
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5773918M
      LC Control Number71566261

      The Precambrian represents more than 80 percent of the total geologic record. Precambrian-aged rocks are generally buried beneath younger rocks. Only percent of the rocks at the Earth's surface are Precambrian in age. Precambrian-aged rocks are scarce. Most Precambrian rocks are metamorphic and or igneous. APPEL, P. U.: An early Precambrian supposed conglomerate in the Fiskenæsset Area, West Greenland. Bull. geol. Soc. Denmark, vol. 21, pp. Copenhagen, September 6,th, During A/S Platinomino's prospecting programme , an extensive gossan zone was discovered in the Fiskenæsset area, West Greenland. Blasting showed a rock composed Author: Peter Uitterdijk Appel.

      Read Volume 5 Issue 3 of Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences. Cannibalism of contourites by gravity flows: explanation of the facies distribution of the Ordovician Pingliang Formation along the southern margin of the Ordos Basin, China. This comprehensive text has established itself over the past 20 years as the definitive work in its fields, presenting a thorough coverage of this key area of structural geology in a way which is ideally suited to advanced undergraduate and masters courses. The thorough coverage means that it is also useful to a wider readership as an up to date survey of plate fourth 5/5(3).

      E ighty percent of Greenland is covered by ice and, in places, this is up to km thick. So, Greenland might not immediately spring to mind as a place to go to observe rocks. However, it is a huge country and the ice-free area, at ,km 2, is nearly twice the size of the is generally sparsely vegetated, leaving the rocks beautifully exposed and the geology incredibly . Other articles where Precambrian Eonothem is discussed: Africa: The Precambrian: The oldest rocks consist of gneisses, granites, metasediments, and metavolcanic rocks to billion years old; all are variably deformed and metamorphosed to some degree. The best-preserved assemblages occur in the Kaapvaal and Zimbabwe cratons and contain large deposits of gold .


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Precambrian rocks of the Egedesminde-Christianshåb area, West Greenland by G. Henderson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Precambrian rocks of the Egedesminde-Christianshåb area, West Greenland. [G Henderson]. Most parts of Greenland consist of such an old shield or are at least underlain by one. Precambrian rocks are also exposed in the innermost part of the Scoresbysund, even though only in a quite limited area, at least Precambrian rocks that have not been affected by the Caledonian orogeny.

The Precambrian rocks are mostly granites and gneisses. "Precambrian Ore Deposits of the East European and Siberian Cratons" is a sequel to "Precambrian Geology of the USSR" published in (English edition), in which the main emphasis was on the stratigraphy, magmatism and metamorphism of Precambrian assemblages in both ancient cratons (East European and Siberian) as well as in Phanerozoic fold belts and.

This is a preliminary account of the geology of the Precambrian rocks in the area between 70°45' and 72°30' N on the west coast of Green­ land. The mapping was carried out in the field seasons of and '63 as part of the systematic investigation of West Greenland being undertaken by the Geological Survey of Greenland (Grønlands Geolo­.

The magmatic and metamorphosed rocks of the Precambrian shield as well as the ones of the Caledonian fold belt are mostly very hard. Nevertheless, during many million years after the Caledonian orogeny, they were worn down to lowland near sea level, but after strong uplift in the lower Tertiary, they are now able to withstand erosion for quite a while, thus forming the.

The pre m.y. old supracrustal rocks of the Isua area, central West Greenland, and the associated occurrence of quartz-banded ironstone. In The Early History of the Earth, ed. B.F. Windley, pp.

–Cited by: 8. The km-long by up to 4-km-wide Isua supracrustal belt (ISB) lying within the Isukasia terrane, southern West Greenland (Figure 1), consists of ca. 3, and 3, million years old (Ma) volcanic and sedimentary rocks that are among the oldest on the ISB is the most significant and highly studied region for understanding early Earth chemistry and.

GEOLOGICAL SETTING The Isukasia area of West Greenland is underlain predominantly by early Archaean rocks (Fig. The dominant rock types are orthogneisses of tonalitic to granitic composition that belong to the Amitsoq gneisses, recognised by field studies of MCGREGOR (), in combination with isotopic studies (BLACK et al., ; MOORBATH Cited by: The oldest possible Precambrian ophiolite is represented by the ca.

Ga mafic-ultramafic rocks of the Isua supracrustal belt in Southwest Greenland (Furnes et al.,Furnes et al., ). Metabasalts and komatiitic rocks of the – Ga Barberton greenstone belt in the Makhonjwa Mountains (South Africa) may also represent a section Cited by:   The km-long by up to 4-km-wide Isua supracrustal belt (ISB) lying within the Isukasia terrane, southern West Greenland (Fig.

1), consists of ca. 3, and 3, million years old (Ma) volcanic and sedimentary rocks that are among the oldest on the ISB is the most significant and highly studied region for understanding early Earth chemistry and. Principles of Precambrian Geologyis an update to the book, Precambrian Geology: The Dynamic Evolution of the Continental Crust, by the same new edition covers the same topics in a more concise and accessible format and is Cited by: Age determination is an essential part of many geological investigations.

The ages of Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks are typically determined by palaeontological stud-ies (often with high precision), but for Precambrian rocks as well as for younger igneous intrusions, pre-cise ages can only be obtained by isotopic analysis of minerals or by: 5.

Read the latest articles of Precambrian Research atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature.

Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 33 () Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Amsterdam - Printed in The Netherlands [4] FURTHER U-Pb DATES ON ZIRCONS FROM THE EARLY PRECAMBRIAN ROCKS OF THE GODTHAABSFJORD AREA, WEST GREENLAND AARD Department of Geology, University ofAlberta, Edmonton, Alta.

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Written by more than scientists from universities and research centres spread across Europe and North America, the 21 chapters are based on the main stratigraphic periods.

Individual chapters outline the evolution of the region divided into a variety of sections which 4/5(1). Buy Precambrian Crustal Evolution in the North Atlantic Region (Geological Society Special Publication Series: No.

) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. Precambrian Research, 11 () Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Amsterdam -- Printed in The Netherlands NUK GNEISSES OF THE BUKSEFJORDEN REGION, SOUTHERN WEST GREENLAND, AND THEIR ENCLAVES* KENNETH COE University of Exeter, Devon (England) (Received and accepted Decem ) ABSTRACT Coe, K., Cited by: Composition of Kerogen and Hydrocarbons in Precambrian Rocks and maturation of organicrich source rocks are well recorded in the Precambrian remains in the Ketilidian if South-west Greenland.

The Precambrian shield of West Greenland consists dominantly of crystalline gneiss basement, formed during several periods of mountain building, and welded together.

The oldest rocks about billion years old occur in the Isua region to the south, whereas the area around Ilulissat is formed by younger rocks about billion years old. Bridgwater D, McGregor VR () Field work on the early Precambrian rocks of the Isua area, southern West Greenland.

Rapp Grønl Geol Unders –53 Google Scholar Bridgwater D, Escher A et al () Development of Precambrian shield in South-Western Greenland, Labrador, and Baffin-Island.

The stratigraphy and deformation of the Precambrian rocks of the Graenseland area, South-West Greenland.Some of the rocks are greater than b.y. in age, and they have been involved in metamorphism and deformation at least b.y. ago. These events left rocks with a metamorphic grade in the upper amphibolite or granulite facies, and with a major structure that is similar throughout most of the exposed by: 1.Blog.

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