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Early Palaeozoic (~500 Ma) versus Neoproterozoic (~1000 Ma) metamorphism within the Vestfold Hills Archaean Craton
Entry ID: ASAC_1066

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Abstract: ASAC project 1066 conducted Samarium-Neodymium isochron dating of recrystallised mafic dykes located in the SW perimeter of the Vestfold Hills. These dykes have experienced amphibolite-facies metamorphism, but the timing of this event is uncertain though many workers in the region postulate an age of ~1000 Ma or ~500Ma. Project 1066 provided preliminary data that suggests that this ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.6   S: -68.6   E: 78.0   W: 78.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Carson, C.
Dataset Title: Early Palaeozoic (~500 Ma) versus Neoproterozoic (~1000 Ma) metamorphism within the Vestfold Hills Archaean Craton
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2002-06-06
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-09-30
Stop Date: 1999-03-31
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 730 Ma
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Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 20 kb
Distribution Format: Excel
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 2 6249 9072
Email: chris.carson at
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Province or State: Australian Capital Territory
Postal Code: 2609
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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