Contrasting Lower Crustal Evolution Across an Archean: Proterozoic Suture: Physical, Chemical and Geochronologic Studies of Lower Crustal Xenoliths in Southern Wyoming and Northern Colorado

  1. Karl E. Kalstrom and
  2. G. Randy Keller
  1. G. Lang Farmer1,
  2. Samuel A. Bowring2,
  3. Michael L. Williams3,
  4. Nikolas I. Christensen4,
  5. Jennifer P. Matzel2 and
  6. Liane Stevens3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/154GM11

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

Farmer, G. L., Bowring, S. A., Williams, M. L., Christensen, N. I., Matzel, J. P. and Stevens, L. (2005) Contrasting Lower Crustal Evolution Across an Archean: Proterozoic Suture: Physical, Chemical and Geochronologic Studies of Lower Crustal Xenoliths in Southern Wyoming and Northern 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: 10.1029/154GM11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological Sciences and CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

  2. 2

    Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

  3. 3

    Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts

  4. 4

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

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

  • Previous Work

  • Samplesianalytical Procedures

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Appendix