The Proterozoic Ancestry of the Colorado Mineral Belt: 1.4 Ga Shear Zone System in Central Colorado

  1. Karl E. Kalstrom and
  2. G. Randy Keller
  1. Annie M. Mccoy1,
  2. Karl E. Karlstrom1,
  3. Colin A. Shaw1 and
  4. Michael L. Williams2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/154GM06

The Rocky Mountain Region: An Evolving Lithosphere Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics

The Rocky Mountain Region: An Evolving Lithosphere Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics

How to Cite

Mccoy, A. M., Karlstrom, K. E., Shaw, C. A. and Williams, M. L. (2005) The Proterozoic Ancestry of the Colorado Mineral Belt: 1.4 Ga Shear Zone System in Central Colorado, in The Rocky Mountain Region: An Evolving Lithosphere Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics (eds K. E. Kalstrom and G. R. Keller), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/154GM06

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Alburquerque, New Mexico

  2. 2

    Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904191

Online ISBN: 9781118666326

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Keywords:

  • Orogeny-Rocky Mountains;
  • Geology, Structural—Rocky Mountains;
  • Geophysics—Rocky Mountains;
  • Core-mantle boundary

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • An Intracontinental Zone of Deformation from the Proterozoic to the Phanerozoic

  • The Colorado Mineral Belt Shear Zone System

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions