, Volume 52, Issue 2, pp 225–239 | Cite as

Carboniferous Granitoid Magmatism of Northern Taimyr: Results of Isotopic-Geochemical Study and Geodynamic Interpretation

  • M. Yu. Kurapov
  • V. B. Ershova
  • A. A. Makariev
  • E. V. Makarieva
  • A. K. Khudoley
  • M. V. Luchitskaya
  • A. V. Prokopiev


Data on the petrography, geochemistry, and isotopic geochronology of granites from the northern part of the Taimyr Peninsula are considered. The Early–Middle Carboniferous age of these rocks has been established (U–Pb, SIMS). Judging by the results of 40Ar/39Ar dating, the rocks underwent metamorphism in the Middle Permian. In geochemical and isotopic composition, the granitic rocks have much in common with evolved I-type granites. This makes it possible to specify a suprasubduction marginal continental formation setting. The existence of an active Carboniferous margin along the southern edge of the Kara Block (in presentday coordinates) corroborates the close relationship of the studied region with the continent of Baltia.


Taimyr syncollisional granites Permian metamorphism active margin I-type granite 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Yu. Kurapov
    • 1
  • V. B. Ershova
    • 1
  • A. A. Makariev
    • 2
  • E. V. Makarieva
    • 2
  • A. K. Khudoley
    • 1
  • M. V. Luchitskaya
    • 3
  • A. V. Prokopiev
    • 4
  1. 1.Geological FacultySt. Petersburg State UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Polar Marine Geosurvey ExpeditionSt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.Geological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  4. 4.Diamond and Precious Metal Geology Institute, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesYakutskRussia

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