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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 12 July 2017
  • ISBN : 9780128044810
  • Page : 426 pages
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Proterozoic Orogens of India: A Critical Window to Gondwana provides a unique opportunity to understand a cross-section of the well-exposed and best-studied part of Earth’s crust and the processes of continental collision. It covers pulses of reworking processes and their impact on magmatism, metamorphism and deformational history of Proterozoic orogens vis-à-vis the supercontinental formation. The details of structural architecture, crustal blocks, shear zone systems, magmatism, metamorphism, geochemical and isotopic signatures, mineralization and tectonic models of all the Proterozoic orogens of India are discussed along with excellent illustrations reflecting the field-based, multi-scale structural and geological data sets. The spatial distribution, geometry, kinematics and transpressional strain of the shear zone systems (mostly suture zones), which are critical to all conceptual models dealing with tectono-metamorphic history of Proterozoic orogens of India, are also covered. The book summarizes and integrates the state-of -the art understanding of the structural architecture, lithological assemblages, petrological, geochemical, geochronological and geophysical aspects of the Proterozoic orogens of India. Includes a much needed state-of-the-art tectonic summary of the voluminous data that has emerged from the Protrozoic orogens of India in the last 2-3 decades Authored by a well-established expert with more than 30 years of experience in the field based, multi-scale structural geological studies of the ancient orogens of India Covers up-to-date reviews and models of Proterozoic orogens developed in the Indian shield over the past 2.5 billion years of Earth history

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Proterozoic Orogens of India

Proterozoic Orogens of India
  • Author : T.R.K. Chetty
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-07-12
  • ISBN : 9780128044810
GET THIS BOOKProterozoic Orogens of India

Proterozoic Orogens of India: A Critical Window to Gondwana provides a unique opportunity to understand a cross-section of the well-exposed and best-studied part of Earth’s crust and the processes of continental collision. It covers pulses of reworking processes and their impact on magmatism, metamorphism and deformational history of Proterozoic orogens vis-à-vis the supercontinental formation. The details of structural architecture, crustal blocks, shear zone systems, magmatism, metamorphism, geochemical and isotopic signatures, mineralization and tectonic models of all the Proterozoic

Atlas of Deformed and Metamorphosed Rocks from Proterozoic Orogens

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-08-20
  • ISBN : 9780128179796
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Atlas of Deformed and Metamorphosed Rocks from Proterozoic Orogens is a richly illustrated reference book featuring over 660 full-color field images of a range of lithologies from some Proterozoic terrains that were subjected to multiple events of magmatism, deformation, metamorphism, and metasomatism. The Atlas focuses on amphibolite to granulite facies lithologies and associated ma?c-ultrama?c rocks from Proterozoic orogens of India, Sri Lanka, Botswana, South Africa, East Antarctica, and Western Australia. Each chapter in the book begins with a brief

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  • Publisher : CUP Archive
  • Release Date : 1993-11-18
  • ISBN : 0521397820
GET THIS BOOKA History of the Earth

This book surveys the history of the Earth and the nature of the processes that controlled its history. Integrating information from many fields, the book focuses on fundamental processes, the geological record, historical topics, and specific areas such as the development of modern ocean basins and the nature of cratonic sedimentary cover sequences.

Tectonics of the Indian Subcontinent

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  • Author : A.K. Jain,D.M. Banerjee,Vivek S. Kale
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • ISBN : 9783030428457
GET THIS BOOKTectonics of the Indian Subcontinent

This books documents the salient characters of the tectonic evolution of the Indian subcontinent. It showcases the well investigated subcontinent of Gondwana. The book is linked to an updated geological and tectonic map of this region on 1:12,000,000 in scale. The Indian subcontinent displays almost uninterrupted and unique the geological history since about Eo-Archean (~3800 Ma) to recent, with the development of many Proterozoic deformed and metamorphosed fold belts around Archean nuclei, and enormously thick undeformed platform deposits. After their stabilization during

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-02-28
  • ISBN : 9783030159894
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  • Author : Om Prakash Pandey
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-04-28
  • ISBN : 9783030405977
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This book addresses time-bound geotectonic evolution of the various geological terrains of the Indian continent, on the basis of integrated geophysical studies, like seismic, seismological, gravity, magnetic, magnetotelluric and heat flow, carried out over the past five decades. Further, it discusses elastic and petrophysical properties of the Earth’s crust relevant to geological investigations. The book also shares latest findings on the geodynamic development of the Indian shield and nearby continental margins, including Arabian Sea.

Geological Evolution of the Precambrian Indian Shield

Geological Evolution of the Precambrian Indian Shield
  • Author : M.E.A. Mondal
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-05-26
  • ISBN : 9783319896984
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This book presents findings from research into the Precambrian history of the Indian shield obtained using state-of-the-art technology. It demonstrates a paradigm shift towards studying the Precambrian shield regions using petrological, geochemical, structural, metallogenic, sedimentological and paleobiological data from the rocks in the Precambrian shield area, and presents a collection of contributions on these diverse topics that help to reconstruct the Precambrian evolution of the Indian Shield.

Cratons and Fold Belts of India

Cratons and Fold Belts of India
  • Author : Ram Sharma
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2009-09-18
  • ISBN : 9783642014598
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Cratons and Fold Belts of India, is a unique attempt at presenting geological characteristics and evolution of the fold belts and the cratonic areas of the Indian shield. The author has evaluated the different evolutionary models for each fold belt in light of all the currently available geological and geochronological informations that are clearly listed. Shortcomings, if any, of each model are stated and a viable geodynamic model is presented for each fold belt. The book is self-contained – it includes

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Precambrian Basins of India
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  • Publisher : Geological Society of London
  • Release Date : 2015-04-02
  • ISBN : 9781862397231
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This Memoir provides a comprehensive review of the Precambrian basins of the four Archaean nuclei of India (Dharwar, Bastar, Singhbhum and Aravalli-Bundelkhand), encompassing descriptions of the time-space distribution of sedimentary-volcanic successions, the interrelationship between tectonics and sedimentation, and basin histories. Studies of 22 basins within the framework of an international basin classification scheme deepen an understanding of the basin architecture especially for cratonic basins. Most Indian sedimentary successions formed as cratonic to extensional-margin rift and thermal-sag basins, some reflecting mantle plume

Structural Geometry of Mobile Belts of the Indian Subcontinent

Structural Geometry of Mobile Belts of the Indian Subcontinent
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-02-21
  • ISBN : 9783030405939
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This book summarizes the latest research on the structural geology of the mobile belts of the Indian subcontinent including the Himalayas, NE Himalayas, Bangladesh thrust belt, Andaman subduction zone, the Aravalli‐Delhi, the Central India Tectonic Zone, the Singhbhum, the Eastern Ghats and the Southern granulite terrane. It offers essential information on deformational structures in the mobile belt, such as folding patterns, the character of the shear zone, shear strain analysis, and faults, as well as fault zone rocks. The

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Proterozoic East Gondwana
  • Author : Masaru Yoshida,Brian F. Windley,Somnath Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Geological Society of London
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 1862391254
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Palaeoproterozoic of India

Palaeoproterozoic of India
  • Author : Rajat Mazumder,Dilip Saha
  • Publisher : Geological Society of London
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 1862393451
GET THIS BOOKPalaeoproterozoic of India

The Indian shield represents a vast repository of the Palaeoproterozoic geological record. Built over the four large amalgamated Archaean nuclei (Dharwar, Bastar, Singhbhum and Aravalli-Bundelkhand) the major and minor Palaeoproterozoic sedimentary basins and supracrustal sequences in India are comparable in scale, and perhaps also in development, to those of North America, Africa, Australia and Brazil. The deformation of these supracrustal sequences, attendant metamorphism and emplacement of plutonic bodies hold important clues to their connection with major orogenies. Research in these

Crustal Architecture and Evolution of the Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Orogen

Crustal Architecture and Evolution of the Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Orogen
  • Author : R. Sharma,I.M. Villa,S. Kumar
  • Publisher : Geological Society of London
  • Release Date : 2019-09-27
  • ISBN : 9781786204035
GET THIS BOOKCrustal Architecture and Evolution of the Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Orogen

This volume comprises 17 contributions that address the architecture and geodynamic evolution of the Himalaya–Karakoram–Tibet (HKT) system, covering wide aspects, from the active seismicity of the present day to the remnants of the Proterozoic orogen. The articles investigate the HKT system at different scales, blending field research with laboratory studies. The role of various lithospheric components and their inheritance in the geodynamic and magmatic evolution of the HKT system through time, and their links to global geological events, are

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  • Publisher : Geological Society of London
  • Release Date : 2022-02-09
  • ISBN : 9781786205438
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Paleoproterozoic to Cenozoic lamprophyres, lamproites and related rock types (e.g., orangeites, kimberlites) are volatile-rich mafic magmatic rocks with a unique potential for the investigation of processes affecting mantle reservoirs. They originated from primary mantle-derived melts that intruded both cratons and off-craton regions, which were parts of former supercontinents – Columbia, Rodinia and Gondwana–Pangea. Well-known for hosting economic minerals and elements such as diamonds, base metals, gold and platinum-group elements, they are also significant for our understanding of deep-mantle processes,

Stratigraphy & Timescales

Stratigraphy & Timescales
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-12-01
  • ISBN : 9780128115503
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Stratigraphy and Timescales covers current research across a wide range of stratigraphic disciplines, providing information on recent developments for the geoscientific research community. This fully commissioned review publication aims to foster and convey progress in stratigraphy, including geochronology, magnetostratigraphy, lithostratigraphy, event-stratigraphy, isotope stratigraphy, astrochronology, climatostratigraphy, seismic stratigraphy, biostratigraphy, ice core chronology, cyclostratigraphy, palaeoceanography, sequence stratigraphy, and more. Contains contributions from leading authorities in the field Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field Aims to foster and