Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation

, Volume 17, Issue 4, pp 355–372 | Cite as

Main formation stages of the paleoarchean crust in the Kukhtui Inlier of the Okhotsk Massif

  • V. K. Kuz’minEmail author
  • V. A. Glebovitskii
  • N. V. Rodionov
  • A. V. Antonov
  • E. S. Bogomolov
  • S. A. Sergeev


Based on U-Pb dating (SHRIMP-II) of euhedral zircon cores from hypersthene-plagioclase granulites of the Kukhtui Inlier (Okhotsk Massif), their igneous protholith of the basic composition is estimated to be Archean in age (3.7 Ga), which is confirmed by the Sm-Nd measurements. Subsequent tectonothermal events are established to occur 3.3–3.2, 2.8–2.7, and 1.9–1.8 Ga ago.

Key words

geochronology SHRIMP Paleoarchean granulites gneisses granites Okhotsk Massif 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. K. Kuz’min
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. A. Glebovitskii
    • 2
  • N. V. Rodionov
    • 1
  • A. V. Antonov
    • 1
  • E. S. Bogomolov
    • 1
  • S. A. Sergeev
    • 2
  1. 1.Karpinsky All-Russian Research Geological Institute (VSEGEI)St. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Precambrian Geology and Geochronology (IGGD)Russian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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