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An integrated field, geochemical, isotopic and geochronological study of Gaussberg
Entry ID: ASAC_973

Abstract: An integrated field, geochemical, isotopic and geochronological study of Gaussberg: Constraints on timing, character and petrogenesis of holocene lamproitic volcanics in the eastern Antarctica Shield and the nature of the underlying lithosphere.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.8   S: -66.8   E: 89.2   W: 89.2

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Collerson, K.
Dataset Title: An integrated field, geochemical, isotopic and geochronological study of Gaussberg
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2003-08-01
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-09-30
Stop Date: 1997-03-31
Quality Values provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints The dataset is publicly available for download from the provided URL. Copies of the referenced publications are available to download to AAD staff only.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Set Progress
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 442 kb
Distribution Format: excel, pdf
Fees: free
Contact Address:
University of Queensland
Department of Earth Sciences
City: Brisbane
Province or State: Queensland
Postal Code: 4072
Country: Australia
Murphy, D.T., Collerson, K.D. and Kamber, B.S. (2002), Lamproites from Gaussberg, Antarctica: Possible Transition Zone Melts of Archaean Subducted Sediments, Journal of Petrology, 43, 6

Murphy, D.T., Kamber, B.S. and Collerson, K.D. (2002), A Refined Solution to the First Terrestrial Pb-isotope Paradox, Journal of Petrology, 44, 1, 39-53
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-10