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Lead-alpha ages of the Mesozoic batholiths of western North America

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, [D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Mesozoic,
  • Petrology -- North America,
  • Batholiths

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Esper S. Larsen, jr. ... [et. al.].
    SeriesGeological Survey bulletin -- 1070-B, Investigations of western batholiths
    ContributionsLarsen, Esper S. 1879-1961., U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. iv, 35-62 :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14433052M
    OCLC/WorldCa2855039

    Great batholiths of Mesozoic age invaded the sedi-ments of the Pacific trough; but in only one place, the Idaho batholith, did they reach the Rocky Mountain "Permian Volcanism in Western North America," Proc. 6th Pacific Sci. Cong., Vol. I (I), PP. for the book of which this article is to be a chapter, the uplift will be called a. “Phanerozoic batholiths in western North America: a summary of some recent work on variations in time, space, chemistry and isotopic compositions,” in: F. A. Donath, ed., Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, vol. 2.

    Wright, J.E., and Seiders, V.M., , Age of zircon from volcanic rocks of the central North Carolina Piedmont and tectonic implications for the Carolina volcanic slate belt: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 91, p. Holland, J. W. et al. Includes Articles on Fossils in Fort Union Beds, Devonian in Montana, Procamelus in Miocene of Montana, North Dakota, Montana and Idaho in the Mesozoic and Cenozoic, Dromomeryx, Fossils from Pennsylvania and much much more for the years Carnegie Museum of Natural History, , Annals, 5 (): , 13 figures and 59 .

    The Andes, Andes Mountains or Andean Mountains (Spanish: Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world, forming a continuous highland along the western edge of South America. The range is 7, km (4, mi) long, to km ( to mi) wide (widest between 18° south and 20° south latitude), and has an average height of about Coordinates: 32°S 70°W / . Mesozoic, particularly Cretaceous, granitic rocks are abun-dant in western Nevada, part of the great chain of Cordilleran batholiths of western North America that are broadly con-temporaneous with subduction. Plutons diminish in abun-dance eastward and crop out only in scattered ranges in northeastern Nevada (Barton, ). Additional plutons may.


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[Esper S Larsen; Geological Survey (U.S.); U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.] -- This report concerns work done on behalf of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and is published with the permission of the Commission.

General Information. Title: Lead-alpha ages of the Mesozoic batholiths of western North America Author(s): Larsen, E.S., Jr., Gottfried, David, Jaffe, H.W., and. (B) Lead-alpha ages of the Mesozoic batholiths of western North America, by Esper S. Larsen, Jr., David Gottfried, Howard W.

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Summary of Citation: Bedford Canyon.A batholith (from Greek bathos, depth + lithos, rock) is a large mass of intrusive igneous rock (also called plutonic rock), larger than square kilometres (40 sq mi) in area, that forms from cooled magma deep in the Earth's iths are almost always made mostly of felsic or intermediate rock types, such as granite, quartz monzonite, or diorite (see also granite dome).Click on the book chapter title to read more.