Dating the geologic history of Oman’s Semail ophiolite: insights from U-Pb geochronology

@article{Warren2005DatingTG,
  title={Dating the geologic history of Oman’s Semail ophiolite: insights from U-Pb geochronology},
  author={Clare J. Warren and Randall Parrish and David J. Waters and Michael P. Searle},
  journal={Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology},
  year={2005},
  volume={150},
  pages={403-422}
}
Eclogites from the deepest structural levels beneath the Semail ophiolite, Oman, record the subduction and later exhumation of the Arabian continental margin. Published ages for this high pressure event reveal large discrepancies between the crystallisation ages of certain eclogite-facies minerals and apparent cooling ages of micas. We present precise U-Pb zircon (78.95 ± 0.13 Ma) and rutile (79.6 ± 1.1 Ma) ages for the eclogites, as well as new U-Pb zircon ages for trondhjemites from the… 
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