40Ar/39Ar Thermochronologic Record of 1.45–1.35 Ga Intracontinental Tectonism in the Southern Rocky Mountains: Interplay of Conductive and Advective Heating with Intracontinental Deformation

  1. Karl E. Kalstrom and
  2. G. Randy Keller
  1. Colin A. Shaw1,
  2. Matthew T. Heizler2 and
  3. Karl E. Karlstrom1

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/154GM12

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

Shaw, C. A., Heizler, M. T. and Karlstrom, K. E. (2005) 40Ar/39Ar Thermochronologic Record of 1.45–1.35 Ga Intracontinental Tectonism in the Southern Rocky Mountains: Interplay of Conductive and Advective Heating with Intracontinental Deformation, 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: 10.1029/154GM12

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Socorro, New Mexico

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

  • Methods and Assumptions

  • New 40AW39AR∼E Sults from Colorado and New Mexico

  • Evidence for a Regional Thermal Episode at -1.4 GA

  • Regional ∼ 1.4 Ga Temperatures

  • Conclusions