Whole-rock geochemical data (XRF ) for Ferrar Supergroup, Transantarctic MountainsEntry ID: THF_SCSU2012_Ferrar_Geochemistry
Abstract: Data set includes whole-rock major and trace element chemical data for Ferrar Supergroup (Ferrar Dolerite, Kirkpatrick Basalt) rocks from the Transantarctic Mountains which were collected over several Antarctic field seasons (between 1966 and 2011) by David H. Elliot (Ohio State University)and Thomas H. Fleming (Southern Connecticut State University). The data have been collected to provide geochemical context for units that are being concurrently dated by high resolution single crystal U-Pb zircon chronology.
Start Date: 2008-11-15Stop Date: 2011-10-31
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Email: flemingt1 at southernct.edu
Department of Earth Sciences Southern Connecticut State University 501 Crescent Street
City: New Haven
Province or State: CT
Postal Code: 06515
Burgess, S.D., , T.H. Fleming, D.H. Elliot, and S.A. Bowering (2011)., High Precision U-Pb zircon geochronology of the Ferrar Large Igneous Province: can sill emplacement be linked with the Pliensbachiam-Toarcian extinction event ? Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 43, No. 5, p. 372.
Fleming, T.H., D. Elliot, S. Burgess, E. Shea, S. Bowring (2011) High‐Precision U‐Pb geochronology of the Ferrar Large Igneous Province. 11th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences, Edinburgh 2011 – July 10‐15th, Abstracts p 78.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-05-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-29